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Meaning of PEACE OFFERING

Pronunciation:  pees 'ofuring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
 
 Synonyms: olive branch
 
 See Also: offer, offering

 

 

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