Examples of peacetime in a Sentence
The size of the army was reduced during peacetime.
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In 1919, with the war over, Kimberly-Clark executives were looking for ways to use Cellucotton in peacetime.
Creating two independent nations, however, tore apart millions of Hindu and Muslim families in one of the world’s largest peacetime migrations.
As clashes between government forces and rebels continue, damage to such key sectors is spreading more misery and may complicate any peacetime rebuilding.
In a peacetime economy, adding women workers increases the pace of growth.
The country's faith in self-government is being tested at almost every level, and as severely as it has been tested in what is alleged to be peacetime at any time in its history.
In the center of the bridge along the north side, outside of what is now the Hollywood Casino, stands a bronze goddess of victory statue with a carving in its base of a family in peacetime.
Reagan’s tax cuts left the U.S. with an unprecedented peacetime deficit; George W. Bush inherited a small surplus and, after his tax cuts didn’t spur higher growth, handed Obama a Treasury close to bankrupt.
Fortunately, such a expensive and fiery system isn't necessary in peacetime when aircraft can simply relocate or be delayed if weather is to be a factor.
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Definition of peacetime for English Language Learners
: a period of time during which a country is not fighting a war
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