peacekeeper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n peacekeeper the pistol of a law officer in the old West
    • n peacekeeper someone who keeps peace "she's the peacekeeper in that family"
    • n peacekeeper a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
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Usage

In literature:

And, in his role as peacekeeper, he effectively extricated Russia from the war psychosis that Messrs. Primakov et al.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
One of His Excellency's Peacekeepers presided over the exchange.
"History Repeats" by George Oliver Smith
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In news:

Peacekeeping force for Somalia is extended.
UN plans for peacekeeping force in Syria.
UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous cautioned the planning was in its preliminary stages and depends on approval by the UN Security Council.
It was too early to say how many peacekeepers might be deployed, Mr Ladsous cautioned.
Finds Fraud, Mismanagement in Peacekeeping .
Approves Peacekeeping Force in Darfur.
The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to send a peacekeeping force of up to 26,000 troops and police to Sudan's conflict-ridden Darfur region.
Security Council Resolution 1701, which brought a halt to the recent fighting between Israel and Hezbollah, calls for up to 15,000 peacekeepers to join 15,000 Lebanese army troops.
Peacekeeping and Other UN Scams.
Tough, as you say, but dangerous for the peacekeepers .
BUSH WOULD STOP US PEACEKEEPING IN BALKAN FIGHTS.
The safety of United Nations troops is examined after the murders of peacekeepers in Sierra Leone.
There's no grounds to believe that's going to change any time soon, which is why I would pull the peacekeepers out.
Americans Back Peacekeeping in Kosovo.
Health officials say a unit of UN peacekeepers from Nepal likely introduced cholera to Haiti in October 2010.
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