Examples of peacetime in a Sentence
The size of the army was reduced during peacetime.
Recent Examples of peacetime from the Web
Another behemoth that vanished was the old Massey Ferguson works, where over 2,200 workers built tanks in wartime and farm tractors in peacetime.
Some estimated that more than 2 million people died in one of modern history's rare peacetime famines.
Highly decorated for both combat and peacetime service, Hoge assumed the post on Aug. 4, 2017, according to his unit biography.
The British army already has fewer than 78,000 full-time soldiers, the lowest in modern peacetime history.
In peacetime, before the spread of government and opposition checkpoints, the suburb was a 20-minute drive from central Damascus.
Lowe went to the game with the three veterans — one served during peacetime and the other two are Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Doc Brown is obsessed with the Buffalo Soldiers, the former slaves and Civil War veterans who in 1866 became the nation's first all-black peacetime regiment.
Frigates typically handle missions that don’t necessarily require larger ships, such as showing the flag in peacetime and anti-submarine warfare or convoy protection in wartime.
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First Known Use of peacetime
PEACETIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peacetime for English Language Learners
: a period of time during which a country is not fighting a war
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