a person who maintains or restores peace and amity; mediator: Mother was the peacekeeper in our family.
a soldier, military force, etc., deployed to maintain or restore peace: American marines sent abroad as peacekeepers.

1570–80; peace + keeper Unabridged
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peacekeeping (ˈpiːsˌkiːpɪŋ)
a.  the maintenance of peace, esp the prevention of further fighting between hostile forces in an area
 b.  (as modifier): a UN peacekeeping force

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Example sentences
Nor does the report propose the abolition of those peacekeeper's legal immunity.
It claims to be an impartial peacekeeper, but it has strong vested interests.
They're part tour guide, traffic cop, medic and peacekeeper.
The role of the bus driver is that of a peacekeeper, not an enforcer.
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