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peace

noun accord, adjustment of differences, alliance, amity, armistice, brotherhood, calm, coexistence, community of interests, conciliation, concordance, concordancy, concordia, consentaneity, consentaneousness, cooperation, end of hostilities, fraternalism, freedom from war, friendliness, good will, harmoniousness, harmony, hush, law and order, lull, neutrality, oneness, order, orderliness, otium, pacification, pact, pax, quiescence, quiet, quietness, rapport, reconciliation, repose, serenity, silence, stillness, suspension of hostilities, tranquility, treaty, truce, unanimity, unity
Associated concepts: breach of the peace, disturbing the peace, peace officer
Foreign phrases: Paci sunt maxime contraria vis et injuria.Violence and injury are especially hostile to peace.
See also: composure, concordance, lull, reconciliation

PEACE. The tranquillity enjoyed by a political society, internally, by the good order which reigns among its members, and externally, by the good understanding it has with all other nations. Applied to the internal regulations of a nation, peace imports, in a technical sense, not merely a state of repose and security, as opposed to one of violence and warfare, but likewise a state of public order and decorum. Ham. N. P. 139; 12 Mod. 566. Vide, generally, Bac. Ab. Prerogative, D 4; Hale, Hist. P. C. 160; 3 Taunt. R. 14; 1 B. & A. 227; Peake, R. 89; 1 Esp. R. 294; Harr. Dig. Officer, V 4; 2 Benth. Ev. 319, note. Vide Good behaviour; Surety of the peace.

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