peacekeepers

peacekeeper

[pees-kee-per]
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:
1570–80; peace + keeper

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peacekeeper

noun
1. a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area 
2. someone who keeps peace; "she's the peacekeeper in that family" 
3. the pistol of a law officer in the old West 
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