peace-loving


peace-loving
peaceable, preferring peace, not quarrelsome

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • peace-loving — peace .loving adj believing strongly in peace rather than war ▪ a peace loving nation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • peace-loving — peace ,loving adjective preferring to avoid arguments and violence: a peace loving person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • peace-loving — index nonmilitant, peaceable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • peace-loving — adjective inclined or disposed to peace (Freq. 1) they met in a peaceable spirit peace loving citizens • Syn: ↑peaceable • Similar to: ↑peaceful, ↑peaceable …   Useful english dictionary

  • peace-loving — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe someone as peace loving, you mean that they try to avoid quarrelling or fighting with other people. By and large, these people are peace loving, law abiding citizens …   English dictionary

  • peace-loving — UK / US adjective preferring to avoid arguments and violence a peace loving person …   English dictionary

  • peace-loving — adjective believing strongly in peace rather than war …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • PEACE — (Heb. שָׁלוֹם, shalom). In the Bible The verb shalem (so both the perfect, Gen. 15:16, and the participle, Gen. 33:18) in the qal means to be whole, complete, or sound. PEACE. The range of nuances is rather wide. That the iniquity of the Amorites …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • loving — lov|ing [ˈlʌvıŋ] adj 1.) [only before noun] behaving in a way that shows you love someone loving wife/family/parents etc ▪ the confidence he had gained from having a warm and loving family ▪ What that child needs is plenty of loving care . ▪ He s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loving — adjective 1 (only before noun) behaving in a way that shows you love someone: in memory of my loving wife | What that child needs is plenty of loving care and attention. 2 peace loving/home loving etc thinking that peace, your home etc is very… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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