interwar

adjective
in·​ter·​war | \ ˌin-tər-ˈwȯr How to pronounce interwar (audio) \
variants: or less commonly inter-war

Definition of interwar

: occurring or existing in the time between wars and especially between the First and Second World Wars the interwar period interwar Germany

First Known Use of interwar

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Interwar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interwar. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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interwar

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English Language Learners Definition of interwar

: occurring between wars especially : occurring between World War I and World War II

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