Definition of 'wartime'

See related content

French Translation of "wartime"
French Translation of "wartime"
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : daric
Word of the day : daric
Hindi Translation of "wartime"
Hindi Translation of "wartime"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'wartime'

Example sentences containing 'wartime'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Unsurprisingly, their wartime experiences continued to haunt the work of both artists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His parents brought him back to Aden, but after his wartime experiences he had no interest in office life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He spoke modestly of his wartime experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He had been well prepared for life as a judge by his wartime experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their son has a passing resemblance to the wartime leader. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His son now regrets that he did not spend more time talking to his father about his wartime experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a fantastically enjoyable wartime thriller, well researched and totally gripping. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The trouble with wartime dramas is that you can't afford to get too attached to any of the characters. The Sun (2014)THE eerie outline of a crashed wartime fighter plane emerges from the sands of a British beach. The Sun (2010)British wartime drama Atonement had been expected to sweep the board after gaining a record 14 nominations. The Sun (2008)Others argue that, for most, their wartime experiences were overwhelmingly positive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Do we need yet another life of Britain's wartime leader? Times, Sunday Times (2006)

Trends of 'wartime'

In Common Usage. wartime is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage for:

Translations for 'wartime'

British English: wartime NOUN
Wartime is a period of time when a war is being fought.
The government will commandeer ships only in wartime.
  • American English: wartime
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tempo de guerra
  • Chinese: 战争时期
  • European Spanish: tiempo de guerra
  • French: temps de guerreN
  • German: Kriegszeit
  • Italian: tempo di guerra
  • Japanese: 戦時中
  • Korean: 전시
  • European Portuguese: tempo de guerra
  • Latin American Spanish: tiempo de guerra


Definition of wartime from the Collins English Dictionary
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access