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peacekeeper

[pees-kee-per]
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noun
  1. a person who maintains or restores peace and amity; mediator: Mother was the peacekeeper in our family.
  2. a soldier, military force, etc., deployed to maintain or restore peace: American marines sent abroad as peacekeepers.
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Origin of peacekeeper

First recorded in 1570–80; peace + keeper
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  • His Excellency's Peacekeeper turned to stay facing the dog but found himself turning his back on Peter.

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    George Oliver Smith