AskDefine | Define peacetime

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peacetime n : a period of time during which there is no war

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Noun

  1. The period of time when a nation or people is at peace, not fighting a war.

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For the album, see Peacetime (album).
In politics, peacetime is defined as any period of time where there are no violent conflicts occurring. For example, the time after World War II is considered peacetime.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accord, at peace, bloodless, calm, cessation of combat, concordant, exemption from hostilities, freedom from war, halcyon, harmony, idyllic, liberty in tranquillity, orderly, pacific, pastoral, pax, peace, peaceable, peaceful, piping, quiet, restful, serene, soft, tranquil, untroubled
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