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peacekeeper

[pees-kee-per] /ˈpisˌki pər/
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.
Origin of peacekeeper
1570-1580
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.

    History Repeats George Oliver Smith

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