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Adjective: peacekeeping  'pees,kee-ping
  1. Of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces
    "a peacekeeping force"
Noun: peacekeeping  'pees,kee-ping
  1. (military) the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
    - peacekeeping mission, peacekeeping operation

Derived forms: peacekeepings

Type of: military operation, op, operation

Encyclopedia: Peacekeeping