Definition of Peacekeeper

1. Noun. A member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area.

Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Soldier



2. Noun. Someone who keeps peace. "She's the peacekeeper in that family"
Generic synonyms: Defender, Guardian, Protector, Shielder

3. Noun. The pistol of a law officer in the old West.
Generic synonyms: Handgun, Pistol, Shooting Iron, Side Arm

Definition of Peacekeeper

1. Noun. someone who preserves the peace ¹

2. Noun. a member of a military force charged with peacekeeping duties in a troublespot ¹

3. Noun. (Canada law enforcement) a police officer in a Canadian aboriginal community ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peacekeeper

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Peacekeeper

peaceableness
peaceablenesses
peaceably
peacebreaker
peacebreakers
peacebuilding
peaced
peaceful
peaceful coexistence
peacefull
peacefuller
peacefullest
peacefully
peacefulness
peacefulnesses
peacekeeper (current term)
peacekeepers
peacekeeping
peacekeeping mission
peacekeeping operation
peacekeepings
peaceless
peacelessness
peacemakers
peacemaking
peacemakings
peacemonger
peacemongering
peacemongers
peacenik

Literary usage of Peacekeeper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"The Administration has stated that it intends to continue deploying peacekeeper until Russia ratifies START II. This option, by contrast, would eliminate ..."

2. Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations. by Charles W. Taylor (1994)
"THE BRAVO SCENARIOS: US WORLD peacekeeper BRAVO 2005 Over the past decade most of the nations of the world, especially the newly industrial countries (NIC), ..."

3. Mantech Project Book, 1992 (1993)
"APPROACH This program was performed in three phases. During Phase I, one rigidized peacekeeper Stage I Radially Pierced Fabric Preform was produced. ..."

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