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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， prewar 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: 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.
英式英语: 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.
prewar 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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