Meaning of peacetime

peace•time

Pronunciation: (pēs'tīm"), [key]
— n.
  1. a time or period of peace: a large navy even in peacetime.
—adj.
  1. of or for such a period: peacetime uses of atomic energy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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