Definition of interwar in English:

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interwar

Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈwôr/

adjective

[attributive]
Existing in the period between two wars, especially the two world wars (i.e., between 1918 and 1939).
Example sentences
  • Old-style fascism of the interwar period is unlikely to reemerge.
  • The same was true of various attempts made by the League of Nations during the interwar period to achieve world disarmament.
  • The local Jewish populations, already in decline during the interwar period of independence, had been decimated.

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Syllabification: in·ter·war

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