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peaceable

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adjective peace·able \ˈpē-sə-bəl\

Simple Definition of peaceable

  • : not liking or wanting to fight or argue

  • : not involving violence or fighting

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of peaceable

  1. 1 a :  disposed to peace :  not contentious or quarrelsome b :  quietly behaved

  2. 2 :  free from strife or disorder

peaceableness

noun

peaceably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of peaceable in a sentence

  1. He has a peaceable nature.

  2. The crowd dispersed in a peaceable manner.



14th Century

First Known Use of peaceable

14th century


PEACEABLE Defined for Kids

peaceable

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adjective peace·able \ˈpē-sə-bəl\

Definition of peaceable for Students

  1. 1 :  peaceful 1

  2. 2 :  peaceful 3




Law Dictionary

peaceable

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adjective peace·able \ˈpē-sə-bəl\

Legal Definition of peaceable

  1. :  marked by freedom from dispute, strife, violence, or disorder <the right to peaceable assembly> <peaceable possession>

peaceably

\-blē\ play adverb




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