wartime

noun, often attributive war·time \ ˈwȯr-ˌtīm \

Definition of wartime

:a period during which a war is in progress
  • rationing during wartime

Examples of wartime in a Sentence

  1. Many goods were rationed during wartime.

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First Known Use of wartime

14th century


WARTIME Defined for English Language Learners

wartime

noun

Definition of wartime for English Language Learners

  • : a time when a country is involved in a war



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