Definition of peacetime
: a time when a nation is not at war
Examples of peacetime in a Sentence
The size of the army was reduced during peacetime.
Recent Examples of peacetime from the Web
And yet the new battlefield robots produced by a decade of war are having an easier transition to peacetime than some human veterans.
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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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