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peacemaker

[pees-mey-ker]
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noun
  1. a person, group, or nation that tries to make peace, especially by reconciling parties who disagree, quarrel, or fight.
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Origin of peacemaker

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at peace, maker
Related formspeace·mak·ing, noun, adjective

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Related Words for peacemaker

negotiator, mediator, diplomat, arbitrator, pacifist, conciliator, peacekeeper, appeaser, make-peace, pacifier, pacificator, placater

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British Dictionary definitions for peacemaker

peacemaker

noun
  1. a person who establishes peace, esp between others
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Derived Formspeacemaking, noun
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Word Origin and History for peacemaker

n.

early 15c., from peace + maker.

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