beat/turn swords into plowshares

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Definition of beat/turn swords into plowshares

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: to stop fighting wars and begin to live peacefully

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“Beat/turn swords into plowshares.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat%2Fturn%20swords%20into%20plowshares. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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