Definition of peacemaker in English:



  • A person who brings about peace, especially by reconciling adversaries.

    • ‘He has been a great peacemaker, particularly in negotiations with the players association.’
    • ‘Enter no arguments, not even as a peacemaker, referee or umpire.’
    • ‘There are those who would say that Christianity really requires us to be peacemakers and to be Pacifists.’
    • ‘They say that they're the peacemakers, we're the warmongers.’
    • ‘Before we exclude amnesty from the tools available to peacemakers, we need to conduct more research into the conditions of its successes and failures.’
    • ‘Shadowy intermediaries and peacemakers were active in both lands.’
    • ‘It's a conceptual tool for trying to evaluate enormously complex situations in the midst of a gospel that is, so to speak, biased toward blessing peacemakers.’
    • ‘So older people need peacemakers much more than younger people.’
    • ‘I said blessed are the peacemakers, not the warmongers!’
    • ‘Well, on a personal level, how does he behave behind closed doors as a mediator, as a peacemaker of sorts?’
    • ‘European peacemakers also helped shape this growing culture of peace.’
    • ‘Now that both teams have lost their peacemakers, things may heat up between the remaining contestants.’
    • ‘In recent years, groups of children have taken on the roles of peacemakers in bringing forward personal causes for peace.’
    • ‘There were also a few players from both teams who went into the crowd trying to act as peacemakers and restore order.’
    • ‘Winchester peacemakers are offering mediation to soothe relations between neighbours.’
    • ‘‘It is fitting that Dublin city should bestow its greatest honour on one of the greatest peacemakers of our time,’ he said.’
    • ‘People in this country have often been peacemakers.’
    • ‘It's a trying week for diplomacy, but blessed are the peacemakers for they shall find creative ways of conflict resolution.’
    • ‘The series also includes discussions with peacekeepers and peacemakers about some of the challenges that arise from religiously driven violence.’
    • ‘The organisation sets up prayer groups worldwide to support its workers in the field and aims to have 100,000 peacemakers ready to be deployed around the world.’
    arbitrator, arbiter, mediator, negotiator, conciliator, go-between, middleman, intermediary, moderator, intervenor, interceder, intercessor, reconciler, broker, honest broker, liaison officer, pacifier, appeaser
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