Definition of disturb the peace
- They were arrested for disturbing the peace.
: to interfere with : interrupt
: to alter the position or arrangement of
: to upset the natural and especially the ecological balance or relations of
: a state of tranquility or quiet: such as
: freedom from civil disturbance
: a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom
: to be, become, or keep silent or quiet
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