peace treaty


: an agreement to stop fighting a war

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 25th anniversary of the peace treaty will be celebrated this April, with Biden expected to make a trip to his ancestral homeland in order to mark the occasion. Diego Lasarte, Quartz, 27 Feb. 2023 However, seven decades after the Korean War, the two countries remain officially at war because the fighting ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty in 1953. Isaac Lee, NBC News, 25 Feb. 2023 In the wake of the war, Egypt signed a peace treaty with Israel, becoming the first Arab country to recognize the Jewish state. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Feb. 2023

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“Peace treaty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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