at peace
phrasal in a state of concord or tranquillity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • At peace — Peace Peace, n. [OE. pees, pais, OF. pais, paiz, pes, F. paix, L. pax, pacis, akin to pacere, paciscere, pacisci, to make an agreement, and prob. also pangere to fasten. Cf. {Appease}, {Fair}, a., {Fay}, v., {Fang}, {Pacify}, {Pact}, {Pay} to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • at peace with — preposition a) Not disturbed or upset by. He lay down, cuddled the blankets up to his ears, closed his eyes and composed himself to sleep, at peace with his conscience and the world. b) Not menacing or hostile toward. If I have rewarded evil unto …   Wiktionary

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  • Peace Now — (Hebrew: שלום עכשיו Shalom Akhshav ) is a left wing non governmental organization [http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L 3409006,00.html Peace Now in Hebron: Expel settlers from city Israel News, Ynetnews ] ] in Israel with the agenda of… …   Wikipedia

  • peace — [ pis ] noun *** 1. ) uncount a situation in which there is no war between countries or groups: peace in: For many years the agreement maintained peace in Europe. peace between: The Camp David agreement brought peace between Israel and Egypt.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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