peacekeeping

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj peacekeeping of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces "a peacekeeping force"
    • n peacekeeping the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
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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:

Tonight a convoy of army vehicles poured back into Tokoza to relieve the embarrassed peacekeepers.
The African Union has about 3,000 peacekeepers in the capital, but violence is rife.
Congo rebellion is stretching peacekeeping force.
The peacekeepers have been deployed since 2007.
The peacekeepers returned fire, but one of their members died and three more were wounded, the mission said.
It's the second fatal attack on the peacekeeping mission this month, after the October 2 killings of four Nigerian troops.
The European Union As a Peacekeeper .
Keith Urban relishing role as peacekeeper on 'Idol.
United Nations peacekeepers are attacked in a Darfur refugee camp.
Rebels Chase Congo Troops, as Fighting Kills UN Peacekeeper .
But UN officials say the UN force commander in Goma ordered the peacekeepers not to shoot Tuesday in order to avoid provoking a major firefight in the city after Congolese troops retreated.
Kofi Annan On Syria, Hard Choices Of Peacekeeping .
Peacekeepers Wrestle With Limitations.
There is no "big idea" easier to pay homage to in principle, or harder to make work in practice, than the peacekeeping role of the.
The UN peacekeeping mission there, the world's largest, is twiddling its thumbs.
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