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A time free from war.

peace′time′ adj.


a. a period without war; time of peace
b. (as modifier): a peacetime agreement.



a period of freedom from war.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacetime - a period of time during which there is no warpeacetime - a period of time during which there is no war
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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[ˈpiːstaɪm] Ntiempos mpl de paz


peace-time [ˈpiːstaɪm]
in peacetime → en temps de paix
during peacetime → en temps de paix
modif [conditions, economy, defence spending] → en temps de paixpeace treaty ntraité m de paix, paix f


[ˈpiːsˌtaɪm] n in peacetimein tempo di pace


(piːs) noun
1. (sometimes with a) (a time of) freedom from war; (a treaty or agreement which brings about) the end or stopping of a war. Does our country want peace or war?; (also adjective) a peace treaty.
2. freedom from disturbance; quietness. I need some peace and quiet.
ˈpeaceable adjective
liking peace; not fighting, quarrelling etc. He's a peaceable person.
ˈpeaceably adverb
ˈpeaceful adjective
quiet; calm; without worry or disturbance. It's very peaceful in the country.
ˈpeacefully adverb
ˈpeacefulness noun
ˈpeacemaker noun
a person who tries to make peace between enemies, people who are quarrelling etc. When my brother and sister quarrel I act as peacemaker.
ˈpeace-offering noun
something offered or given to make peace. She took him a drink as a peace-offering.
ˈpeacetime noun
a time when there is no war. Even in peacetime, a soldier's life is hard.
at peace
not at war; not fighting. The two countries were at peace.
in peace
1. without disturbance. Why can't you leave me in peace?
2. not wanting to fight. They said they came in peace.
make peace
to agree to end a war. The two countries finally made peace (with each other).
peace of mind
freedom from worry etc.
References in classic literature ?
It was that first period of a campaign when troops are still in full trim, almost like that of peacetime maneuvers, but with a shade of martial swagger in their clothes, and a touch of the gaiety and spirit of enterprise which always accompany the opening of a campaign.
Major Vijayan Bist of the 4th Battalion, Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, will be conferred with the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime decoration of India.
The US Air Force 48th Fighter Wing has deployed approximately 140 Airmen and seven F-15C Eagles as the 48th Air Expeditionary Group to Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania to assume control of the NATO Baltic Air Policing peacetime collective defense mission Aug.
In addition to that ludicrous statement he adds that the Iron Malady is the greatest peacetime Prime Minister we have had.
The role of naval power in peacetime today is much different from what it was in the days of Mahan, but unfortunately naval theory has not kept up.
Summary: Elite police and military teams joined forces on Thursday to showcase Britain's biggest peacetime security operation.
In peacetime, few of the Navy's ships should be in commission.
Some day, these same skilled hands again will be fashioning peacetime radios for you.
Earlier on Wednesday, President Abdullah Gul ratified the law that allows trial of military personnel in civilian courts in peacetime rather than military courts.
But, while peace had broken out in 1945, rationing was still in place as British factories struggled to recover and change from war production to peacetime work.
The rescue effort was described as the biggest in peacetime Britain, with the number of casualties now exceeding 600.
Her new album Peacetime is out now and she plays Perth Concert Hall tonight.