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peace·nik

 (pēs′nĭk)
n. Informal
A political activist who publicly opposes war or the proliferation of weapons; a pacifist.

peacenik

(ˈpiːsnɪk)
n
someone who is opposed to armed conflict

peace•nik

(ˈpis nɪk)

n.
Slang. an antiwar activist.
[1960–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacenik - someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relationspeacenik - someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
disarmer, pacificist, pacifist - someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
Translations

peacenik

[ˈpiːsnɪk] Npacifista mf, milikaka mf (Sp)

peacenik

n (inf)Pazifist(in) m(f)
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PRIME Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif should resume the stalled dialogue between the two countries, move decisively to normalise relations and work towards realising the SAARC vision, said a joint declaration adopted by a group of peaceniks from both sides on Friday.
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Now I've no objection to the COFE - and the more militant outposts of organised religion such as the Methodists or those "turn the other cheek" peaceniks the Quakers - getting involved in political campaigns.
Mr Gove is concerned that - ever since the 1960s - historical treatment of the Great War has been usurped by left-wing peaceniks.
Following the tribute, there will be an evening of dance and performance featuring Peter Yarrow, Atsuko Yuma, Russell Daisey, The Peaceniks, Hilario Soto, Bill Shuman, Ray Korona, and Julie Lauren Stevens.
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While Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats are allied with the pro-business Free Democrats, the SPD wants to govern with the Greens party, former anti-nuclear peaceniks who have long become a mainstream force.
For peaceniks, it proved that peace was a vital necessity.
I weep no tears for Gaddafi but let's not kid ourselves that all rebels are democracy-loving peaceniks.
Peaceniks from the Hind-Pak Dosti Manch (India-Pakistan friendship forum) held a candlelight vigil at midnight (intervening night of August 14 and 15) on the Attari side of the border gates.
Such fears and questions are not groundless, and those that express them are sincere humanitarians, not hippy peaceniks.
The Government has not been consumed by some sort of almighty row between peaceniks on the one hand and securocrats on the other," he said.