peace initiative

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n peace initiative opening move in negotiating a peace treaty
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Usage

In literature:

With him and with the deeds that have outraged the world they will not initiate any movement that tends to peace.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, January 10, 1917" by Various
But the peace of Schoenbrunn marked the initiation of a policy which dissolved the peace of Tilsit.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
Mirabeau established the royal initiative in peace and war.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Toward the close of 1915 an ambitious peace crusade to Europe was initiated by Henry Ford, the automobile manufacturer.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
The splendour and the peace of the golden sky and golden sea were the angels of a great initiation.
"Tante" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
In peace the initiate went, serenely, it is said, ever after.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
Efforts to make peace, initiated by Pope Innocent VI., came to nothing, though the English commons were now weary of the war.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
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In news:

Foreign policy victory in bin Laden killing may not lead to new peace initiatives.
The video neglects the fact the northern Uganda is largely peaceful now and needs support for community development and livelihoods more than anti-LRA initiatives.
US officials initially had concerns about Karzai's peace jirga , which is taking place in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Arab Peace Initiative , 10 Years Later.
The Death of the Arab Peace Initiative .
Israel and Jordan initialed a draft peace treaty today clearing the way for regular diplomatic relations, enhanced commerce and easier travel after 46 years of veering between warfare and uneasy coexistence.
After initially being appalled by the show and the occasionally unlawful and often disgusting antics of the cast, the town seems to have made its peace with "Jersey Shore" Attitudes have "shifted tremendously ," Camera says.
Promising peace initiatives seeking an end to World War I had been scuttled.
A brainstorming session at the State Department's new "Viral Peace" initiative, which seeks to troll online would-be terrorists, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 30.
ROY — What was initially reported as a hostage situation ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon with no injuries and everyone safe.
Justice of the Peace Rogelio Lopez Jr announced a new initiative today to resolve truancy cases in his Precinct 4 court.
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