peace offering

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of peace offering

: a gift or service for the purpose of procuring peace or reconciliation

Examples of peace offering in a Sentence

  1. After our last argument, I sent her flowers as a peace offering.

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First Known Use of peace offering

circa 1607

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PEACE OFFERING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of peace offering for English Language Learners

  • : a gift that is given as a way of apologizing or making peace


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