Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inclined or disposed to peace. Opposed to warlike or belligerent.

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  • adj. inclined or disposed to peace

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Examples

  • The Holmes County sheriff said the community is known as peace-loving, but in this case the Amish leaders felt the only way to stop the attacks was to pursue charges.

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  • But there's no debate that the millions of patriotic peace-loving Muslims who live in this country have no connection to that movement and do nothing except strengthen the fabric of our nation.

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  • Any candidate for U.N. membership must submit a letter to the secretary-general stating it is a "peace-loving" state and accepts the U.N. Charter.

    Palestinians will submit U.N. membership letter

  • Yet, as peace-loving as they seemed, the Oakland audience roared with approval when a speaker noted that the event's coincided with the Columbus Day holiday, joining in an expletive-fueled chant about Columbus' role in subjugating the original American inhabitants.

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  • His formidable claws resemble those of his Asian leopard-cat ancestors, but by temperament, he is gentle and peace-loving.

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  • "We stand with the victims of these crimes, and we will continue to work with the international community to combat violent extremism that threatens peace-loving people everywhere," U.S.

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  • Too much of time has been wasted in discussing the origins of the problems and the paths taken by various real patriotic and peace-loving persons to solve the problems in the ways they sincerely believed as the best.

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  • Whether the Minoans were peace-loving types, living under the benign influence of a Mother Goddess, or hardline imperialists remains a matter of dispute.

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  • I could never fathom how my otherwise gentle & very peace-loving husband could stay up latenights faithfully watching grown men beat up each other til black blue & bloody, but he patiently explains to me that these men (& some women) are the most physically disciplined athletes in the whole world & move with their minds zoned-in in a place we mortals have yet to imagine.

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  • America must stop exclusively favoring Israel, and be equal in its support of all peace-loving people in the Middle East, never excluding, or giving any special treatment to any one people.

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