preunification

adjective
pre·​uni·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˌyü-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce preunification (audio) \
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, in the meaning defined above

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“Preunification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preunification. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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