peacemaker

noun peace·mak·er \ ˈpēs-mā-kər \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of peacemaker

: one who makes peace especially by reconciling parties at variance

peacemaking

play \ˈpēs-mā-kiŋ\ noun or adjective

Examples of peacemaker in a Sentence

  1. She acted as peacemaker in the dispute.

  2. the former diplomat is coming out of retirement to lend his talents as a peacemaker to these crucial negotiations

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First Known Use of peacemaker

15th century


PEACEMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

peacemaker

noun

Definition of peacemaker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who helps to prevent or stop an argument, a fight, or a war


PEACEMAKER Defined for Kids

peacemaker

noun peace·mak·er \ ˈpēs-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of peacemaker for Students

: a person who settles an argument or stops a fight


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