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Oxford dictionary definition of the word peace:
1freedom from disturbance; tranquillity:
he just wanted to drink a few beers in peace
mental or emotional calm:
the peace of mind this insurance gives you
2a state or period in which there is no war or a war has ended:
the Straits were to be open to warships in time of peace
the peace didn’t last
[in singular] a treaty agreeing peace between warring states:
support for a negotiated peace
the state of being free from civil disorder:
police action to restore peace
the state of being free from dissension:
the 8.8 per cent offer promises peace with the union
3 (the peace) a ceremonial handshake or kiss exchanged during a service in some Churches (now usually only in the Eucharist), symbolizing Christian love and unity. See also kiss of peace at kiss.
1 euphemistic free from anxiety or distress:
she had felt at peace, and strangely detached
dead and therefore free from the difficulties of life.
2in a state of friendliness:
a man at peace with the world
hold one’s peace
remain silent about something:
he nodded indulgently at such pertness and obstinacy, but held his peace
keep the peace
refrain or prevent others from disturbing civil order:
the police must play a crucial role in keeping the peace
make (one’s) peace
re-establish friendly relations:
he returned to the village to make peace with his mother
no peace for the wicked
see no rest for the wicked at wicked.
Middle English: from Old French pais, from Latin pax, pac- ‘peace’