Definition of 'prewar'
Example sentences containing 'prewar'
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The prewar period had been an age of hopeful experimentation in the world of letters. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)They seem to represent to us now a stable, prewar world where the English countryside was cut off from the dangers of international conflicts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'prewar'
Used Occasionally. prewar is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'prewar'
British English: prewar ADJECTIVE
Prewar is used to describe things that happened, existed, or were made in the period immediately before a war.
...the country's prewar leader.
British English: pre-war ADJECTIVE
Pre-war is used to describe things that happened, existed, or were made in the period immediately before a war, especially the Second World War, 1939-45.
...the country's pre-war leader.
Definition of prewar from the Collins English Dictionary
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