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Of or relating to the preservation of peace, especially the supervision by international forces of a truce between hostile nations.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the maintenance of peace, esp the prevention of further fighting between hostile forces in an area
b. (as modifier): a UN peacekeeping force.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the maintenance of international peace and security, as by the enforcement of a truce.adj.
2. for or pertaining to peacekeeping.
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Military operations undertaken with the consent of all major parties to a dispute, designed to monitor and facilitate implementation of an agreement (ceasefire, truce, or other such agreement) and support diplomatic efforts to reach a long-term political settlement. See also peace building; peace enforcement; peacemaking; peace operations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||peacekeeping - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)|
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
|Adj.||1.||peacekeeping - of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces; "a peacekeeping force"|
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peacekeeping[ˈpiːskiːpɪŋ] n → maintien m de la paixpeacekeeping force n → force f de maintien de la paix
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