wartime

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

Definition of wartime

  1. :  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.

14th Century

First Known Use of wartime

14th century


WARTIME Defined for English Language Learners

wartime

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

Definition of wartime for English Language Learners

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



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