prerevolution

adjective
pre·​rev·​o·​lu·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˌre-və-ˈlü-shən How to pronounce prerevolution (audio) \
variants: or pre-revolution

Definition of prerevolution

: of, relating to, or being a time before a revolution : prerevolutionary in prerevolution days prerevolution Cuba Neither cotton nor coffee production ever recovered its prerevolution level.— José Antonio Ocampo The buildings were mostly pre-revolution.— Tom Clancy

First Known Use of prerevolution

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Prerevolution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prerevolution. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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