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  1. pre-waradjective

    Describing the period before a war.

  2. pre-waradjective

    Describing the most recent or significant war in a culture's history.


  1. Pre-war

    The term pre-war or prewar is usually applied to the most recent or significant war in a culture's history. In the United States, Antebellum is most often used to denote the period before the American Civil War while pre-war typically refers to the period before World War II. In real estate the term refers to buildings from the 1930s in the Functionalist or Art Deco styles.

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  1. rewrap

  2. warper

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pre-war in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pre-war in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of pre-war in a Sentence

  1. Alessio Fasano:

    This gentleman during World War II noted that the mortality of celiac disease was zero, and he didn't realize immediately why until when the war was over and the mortality went back to the pre-war era, something during the war that was missing was the culprit, and one of the commodities that was missing was wheat. As a matter of fact, flour during the war was made with potato starch and not with wheat.

  2. Yutaka Yuzawa:

    After the war, there was an atmosphere that considered all aspects of the pre-war era bad, policies were adopted weakening the relationship between the imperial household and the people ... and the most fundamental elements of Japanese history were not taught in the schools.

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