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peace·keep·er

 (pēs′kē′pər)
n.
1. One that preserves or promotes peace: the peacekeeper in the family.
2. A member of a usually armed force engaging in peacekeeping activities, often under international sanction.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacekeeper - a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble areapeacekeeper - a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.peacekeeper - someone who keeps peace; "she's the peacekeeper in that family"
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
3.peacekeeper - the pistol of a law officer in the old West
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
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Translations

peacekeeper

[ˈpiːsˌkiːpəʳ] N (Mil) → tropas fpl encargadas de mantener la paz
UN peacekeeperstropas fpl de las Naciones Unidas encargadas de mantener la paz
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peacekeeper

[ˈpiːskiːpər] n (= soldier) → soldat(e) m/f de la paix
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Among the 156 of Pakistani peacekeepers, who paid the ultimate price during this time, 24 were officers and a female peacekeeper.
In this period 156 Peacekeepers, including 24 officers and a female Peacekeeper, have paid the ultimate price by sacrificing their life, she said.
She also recalled that Shehzadi Gulfam from Pakistan was the first recipient of the International Female Police Peacekeeper award in 2011.
She also recalled the first recipient of the International Female Police Peacekeeper award in 2011, Shehzadi Gulfam.
The medal is named for a Senegalese peacekeeper who was killed in Rwanda in 1994 after saving countless civilian lives.
This is the first time the medal has been awarded since the inaugural medal was presented to Captain Diagne''s family in his honour in 2016.Private Chitete served with the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and was killed last year while saving the life of a fellow peacekeeper from Tanzania who had been badly wounded during an operation against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), which was aimed to stop attacks on local towns and to prevent the disruption of the Ebola response.
The Secretary-General offered his highest tributes to the fallen peacekeeper and put his sincere condolence to their loved ones left behind.
[USA], May 21 (ANI): The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his fellow comrade during an operation against a local armed group last year.
Bamako, Rajab 21, 1439, April 7, 2018, SPA -- One peacekeeper was killed when two unknown gunmen opened fire on a United Nations vehicle in northern Mali, the UN mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said Saturday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A UN peacekeeper was killed and three others were wounded after the Christian anti-Balaka forces attacked a UN police checkpoint in Central African Republic (CAR), said the United Nations.
"Ayon sa Department of Health, kailangang magpatuloy ang 21 araw na isolation o quarantine para sa Filipino peacekeeper na muling nagkasakit ng malaria, dahil nga po sa kabila ng kanyang pagiging negative for Ebola at positive for malaria, umiiral pa rin 'yung 21-day isolation o quarantine para sa Ebola.
peacekeeper battalion, which is tasked with emergency responses, evacuated all the Filipino U.N.