Definition of wartime
: a period during which a war is in progress rationing during wartime
Examples of wartime in a Sentence
Many goods were rationed during wartime.
Recent Examples of wartime from the Web
Thus (with emphasis added, for the pivot): For his military skill and bravery, Thaddeus Kosciuszko won the respect of our first President, George Washington, during wartime.
A light carrier could also escort convoys during wartime, or augment a regular carrier's firepower in a conflict against another big power such as China or Russia.
They’ve been tested in every generation, through wartime, civil rights, the rise of new technologies and the threat of terrorism, and have been solidly supported by U.S. Supreme Court rulings as recently as last week.
Nevertheless, Coppola creates a portrait of the repressed, isolated lives of women and girls during wartime — even if the only overt signs of battle here are faraway explosions and the occasional cavalry coming by.
BF1's campaign balanced its glorification of wartime violence with a deeply personal story.
Most U.S. veterans remember only what Southeast Asia was like in wartime.
The result was published several months before wartime secrecy would have rung the curtain down.
As a wartime promotion, the Los Angeles Times designed an unusual method to disseminate the news: A billboard featured a generic front page of the Los Angeles Times, but the headline changed daily.
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Definition of wartime for English Language Learners
: a time when a country is involved in a war
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