preunification

adjective pre·uni·fi·ca·tion \ ˌprē-ˌyü-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən \
variants: or pre-unification

Definition of preunification

: existing or occurring before unification : prior to being united
  • the country's preunification period
  • Drechsler took the 1983 world title for a preunification East Germany when she was a gangly 18.
  • —Kenny Moore

First Known Use of preunification

1921

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