the Peace Corps

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Peace Corps

:a U.S. organization that trains and sends people who work without pay to help poor people in other countries

Word by Word Definitions

peace play
  1. : a state of tranquility or quiet: such as

  2. : freedom from civil disturbance

  3. : a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom

  1. : to be, become, or keep silent or quiet

corps play
  1. : an organized subdivision of the military establishment

  2. : a tactical unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and auxiliary arms and services

  3. : a group of persons associated together or acting under common direction


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