preunification

adjective

pre·​uni·​fi·​ca·​tion ˌprē-ˌyü-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce preunification (audio)
variants or pre-unification
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preunification was in 1921

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“Preunification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preunification. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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