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Example sentences from the Web for peacekeeping
The blast had brought the headquarters of a peace-keeping force of 1,600 U.S. Marines to the ground.Beirut: Echoes Of 1983 Marine Barracks Bombing In Hassan Attack|Mike Giglio|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Let's get it plumb straight, Dave," he pleaded, in the quiet tone of one who will leave no peace-keeping stone unturned.The Real Man|Francis Lynde
A fiercely quarrelsome folk, a peace-keeping, gentle folk will sound their note very soon.1492|Mary Johnston
In 1961 the peace-keeping strength of the United Nations was reinforced.
British Dictionary definitions for peacekeeping
- the maintenance of peace, esp the prevention of further fighting between hostile forces in an area
- (as modifier)a UN peacekeeping force