postwar

adjective post·war \ ˈpōs(t)-ˌwär \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of postwar

: occurring or existing after a war; especially : occurring or existing after World War II

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1853

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  • : happening, existing, or made after a war; especially : happening, existing, or made after World War II


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