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noun. ['ˈpiːˌskiːpɪŋ'] the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations).
Rhymes with Peacekeeping
Sentences with peacekeeping
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
For example, a soldier earns a United Nations service ribbon if he works with U.N. peacekeeping forces.
2. Noun, singular or mass
These troops help with peacekeeping and humanitarian aid.
Quotes about peacekeeping
1. To many, peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. To some - especially those from regions involved in conflict - peacekeeping and efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future.
- Kim Yuna
2. As I prepare for my second term as Secretary-General, I am thinking hard about how we can meet the expectations of the millions of people who see the U.N.'s blue flag as a banner of hope. We have to continue our life-saving work in peacekeeping, human rights, development and humanitarian relief.
- Ban Ki-moon