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peacetime

noun peace·time \ˈpēs-ˌtīm\

: a period of time during which a country is not fighting a war

Full Definition of PEACETIME

:  a time when a nation is not at war
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Examples of PEACETIME

  1. The size of the army was reduced during peacetime.

First Known Use of PEACETIME

1551

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