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make-peace

[ meyk-pees ]
/ ˈmeɪkˌpis /
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noun

a peacemaker.

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Origin of make-peace

First recorded in 1510–20; noun use of verb phrase make peace
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Idioms and Phrases with make-peace

make peace

Bring about friendly relations or a state of amity; end hostilities. For example, The United Nations sent a task force to make peace between the two warring factions, or Mom was good at making peace among the children. [Mid-1100s] Also see make one's peace with.

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