Translation of peace in Spanish:


paz, n.

Pronunciation: /piːs//pis/


  • 1

    • 1.1

      paz feminine
      (before noun) para la paz
      (initiative/proposal) de paz
      (march/campaign) por la paz
      they live in / at peace with their neighbors viven en paz con sus vecinos
      • the two nations have been at peace for years hace años que las dos naciones viven en paz
      • to be at peace with oneself estar en paz consigo mismo
      • to be at peace with the world estar satisfecho de la vida
      • to make peace with sb hacer las paces con algn
      • they made their peace after their mother's death hicieron las paces tras la muerte de su madre
      • peace conference conferencia de paz
      • peace envoy enviado de paz
      • the peace movement el movimiento pacifista
      • he brought her flowers as a peace offering le trajo flores en señal de reconciliación
      • peace settlement acuerdo de paz
      • peace studies estudios de / para la paz
      • The simple thirst for revenge on the part of a few could be enough to derail any peace agreements that might come about in the future.
      • War had resumed on the continent in 1805, though the period of peace with Britain had ended even before the Empire was proclaimed.
      • Both kenjutsu and jujutsu aimed at being self defence martial arts during the period of peace.
      • With the comprehensive peace agreement, the suffering of our people will come to an end.
      • We were told that the end of the Cold War would bring a new period of peace and reduced military spending.
      • That's what I think Americans can do with this providential period of prosperity and peace.
      • Other countries, including members of the European Union, may also be welcomed to play a role in monitoring any peace agreement.
      • It had gained respect and authority by ushering in a period of peace and stability in the city.
      • It also tells us that there was a long period of peace as the men were not needed to fight in any wars.
      • The island, as a whole, is enjoying a sustained period of peace as we face the new century for the first time in decades.
      • Private property and relative freedom to trade gave humanity the longest period of peace in history.
      • As a consequence Egypt enjoyed long periods of peace when society advanced rapidly.
      • It was also realized in both kingdoms that for changes to be implemented, there needed to be a period of peace.
      • The prolonged period of peace in Europe has created a dangerous temptation to neglect our defences, both physical and psychological.
      • It reopens the prospect of a period when resistance to imperialism is not about peace processes, but about struggle.
      • For China, reform and development require a long period of peace.
      • Great prosperity at home and peace abroad enshrine the current period as a golden age in the nation's history.
      • Yes, there were aberrations like the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, but mostly it was a period of peace.
      • Neither party will trust the other to implement any peace agreement on its own.
      • The resulting peace agreement included a six-year interim period before a vote on independence.

    • 1.2(treaty)

      paz feminine
      the Peace of Ryswick la Paz de Ryswick
      • The peace effectively reinstated the Treaty of Madrid but on more favourable terms for the French.
      • Hungary, a German satellite in the war, tried, covertly, to negotiate a separate peace.
      • Now they have to prove that they have not only the will but the authority to end the violence and negotiate a compromise peace.
      • It also recommends concrete steps that need to be taken as part of the process of negotiating a lasting peace.
      • They negotiate a peace with the French, who agree in the hope of gaining future advantage.
      • We must conduct our affairs in such a way that it becomes in the Communists' interest to agree on a genuine peace.
      • The selection committee nudges warring parties towards a peace that is achievable, but not quite achieved.
      • Finally, in 1842, the Chinese were forced to agree to an ignomious peace under the Treaty of Nanking.
      • An uneasy peace was negotiated during the dying embers of Bonetti's reign.
      • If Israelis and Palestinians are unwilling or unable to negotiate a workable peace, the international community must take the lead in promoting one.

  • 2

    to keep the peace mantener el orden
    • to breach / disturb the peace alterar el orden público
  • 3

    (quiet, tranquillity)
    paz feminine
    the peace and quiet of the countryside la paz y tranquilidad del campo
    • I went to the library for some peace and quiet me fui a la biblioteca para poder estar tranquilo
    • the peace of mind that comes with old age la serenidad que da la edad
    • I turned off the gas for my own peace of mind apagué el gas para quedarme tranquilo
    • to be at peace descansar en paz
    • rest in peace que en paz descanse
    • let me finish this in peace déjame acabar esto en paz
    • let me have a bit of peace déjame tranquilo / en paz un momento
    • he won't give you any peace until he's got what he wants no te va a dejar tranquila / en paz hasta que no se salga con la suya
    • to hold one's peace guardar silencio
    • speak now or forever hold your peace que hable ahora o que calle para siempre