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Definition of "peacemaker" [peace•mak•er]

  • One that makes peace, especially by settling disputes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "peacemaker" in a sentence
  • "Gilani won a unanimous vote of confidence in parliament when he became prime minister nearly four years ago, and has been known as a peacemaker even among the ruling Pakistan People's party's most bitter enemies."
  • "Gilani won a unanimous vote of confidence in parliament when he became prime minister nearly four years ago, and has been known as a peacemaker even among the ruling Pakistan People's Party's most bitter enemies."
  • "Reporting from El Cajon -- In this mobile home park full of boys darting around on scooters, Ryan Carter was known as the peacemaker."