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
Unlike most other death camp guards who have been brought to trial, Hanning apologized for his wartime service in Auschwitz from January 1942 to June 1944.
Churchill’s flamboyant extroversion, his skills with speech, and the urgency of a desperate wartime defense led him to a communal triumph that did much to shape our world today.
But after the conflict ended, certain advancements that had been attained during wartime were applied to civilian life.
My military experience, especially in wartime, significantly elevated my crisis threshold.
The Memphis Belle will be displayed as the centerpiece of an exhibit on the strategic bombing campaign that broke the back of Germany’s wartime production.
Deepak Mandi, chief of staff at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, said Kim’s ability to empathize with veterans who share his wartime experience is invaluable.
Brian Cox assumes the role of legendary British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in this historical drama, which details the leader's wartime efforts in the days leading up to the D-Day invasion of June 1944.
That is true of most people in wartime, in every age.
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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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