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peace /pi:s/
  • danh từ
    • hoà bình, thái bình, sự hoà thuận
      • at peace with: trong tình trạng hoà bình; hoà thuận với
      • peace with honour: hoà bình trong danh dự
      • to make peace: dàn hoà
      • to make one's peace with somebody: làm lành với ai
      • to make someone's peace with another: giải hoà ai với ai
    • ((thường) Peace) hoà ước
    • sự yên ổn, sự trật tự an ninh
      • the [king's] peace: sự yên bình, sự an cư lạc nghiệp
      • to keep the peace: giữ trật tự an ninh
      • to break the peace: việc phá rối trật tự
    • sự yên lặng, sự yên tĩnh; sự an tâm
      • peace of mind: sự yên tĩnh trong tâm hồn
      • to hold one's peace: lặng yên không nói
Concise Dictionary
pɪːs
noun
+the state prevailing during the absence of war
+harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
+the absence of mental stress or anxiety
+the general security of public places
+a treaty to cease hostilities

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 serenity, tranquillity, calm, calmness, placidity or placidness, peace of mind, quiet, peacefulness, peaceableness, stillness:
For a summer holiday, we enjoy the peace of the Lakes.
2 harmony, accord, harmoniousness, concord, amity, peacefulness, peacetime; cease-fire, armistice, truce:
Since the Second World War, Europe has enjoyed more than 45 years of relative peace.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U, sing.] a situation or a period of time in which there is no war or violence in a country or an area: war and peace + peace talks / negotiations + The negotiators are trying to make peace between the warring factions. + A UN force has been sent to keep the peace (= to prevent people from fighting). + After years of war, the people long for a lasting peace. + the Peace of Utrecht, 1713 (= the agreement ending the war) + The two communities live together in peace. + The countries have been at peace for more than a century. + the peace movement (= that tries to prevent war by protesting, persuading politicians, etc.)
2 [U] the state of being calm or quiet: She lay back and enjoyed the peace of the summer evening. + I would work better if I had some peace and quiet. + He just wants to be left in peace (= not to be disturbed). + I need to check that she is all right, just for my own peace of mind (= so that I do not have to worry). + He never felt really at peace with himself. + (law) They were charged with disturbing the peace (= behaving in a noisy and violent way).
3 [U] the state of living in friendship with sb without arguing: They simply can't seem to live in peace with each other. + She felt at peace with the world.
See also - BREACH, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Idioms: hold your peace / tongue (old-fashioned) to remain silent although you would like to give your opinion
make (your) peace with sb to end an argument with sb, usually by saying you are sorry: He made peace with his brother when their father was dying.
more at WICKED n.
WHICH WORD?
peace / peacefulness
The noun peace can be used to talk about a peaceful state or situation: world peace + I just need some peace and quiet. Peacefulness is not a common word. It means 'the quality of being peaceful'.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 not war

ADJ.

lasting, permanent | fragile, uneasy | relative
The country is in a state of relative peace after ten years of fighting.
| world
obstacles in the way of world peace

VERB + PEACE

bring about, establish, make | keep
UN troops are trying to keep the peace in the region.

PEACE + VERB

come | prevail, reign
An uneasy peace prevailed in the first days of the ceasefire.

PEACE + NOUN

conference, congress, negotiations, process, talks
This must not be allowed to hold up the peace process.
| efforts, initiative | formula, plan, proposal | accord, agreement, deal, pact, settlement, treaty | broker, envoy | mission
The president is visiting the country on a peace mission.
| activist, campaigner, protester | group, movement | rally

PREP.

at ~ (with)
Although the two countries were officially at peace, fighting continued.
| ~ between
peace between the warring factions in the area
| ~ with
England finally made peace with France.

2 state of being calm

ADJ.

inner | perfect

VERB + PEACE

find, seek
She finally found inner peace and happiness.
| disturb, shatter
The peace of the afternoon was suddenly shattered by a police siren.
| leave sb in
Go away and leave me in peace!

PEACE + VERB

reign
She stopped shouting, and peace reigned supreme once again.
| descend on sth, settle over sth
Peace descended once more on the little town.

PREP.

at ~
Her father is at peace (= dead)now.
| at ~ with
For the first time in months, she felt calm and at peace with the world.
| in ~
to live in peace and harmony

PHRASES

peace and quiet/tranquillity
The island is a haven of peace and tranquillity.
| peace of mind
The computer comes with a three-year guarantee for peace of mind.



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