noun peace·keep·ing \ˈpēs-ˌkē-piŋ\

Definition of PEACEKEEPING

:  the preserving of peace; especially :  international enforcement and supervision of a truce between hostile states or communities
peace·keep·er \-pər\ noun

First Known Use of PEACEKEEPING



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July 06, 2015
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