Definition of postwar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpōs(t)ˈwôr/


Occurring or existing after a war (especially World War II): postwar Britain postwar reconstruction
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  • The post-war French and German leaders, wearied after the second world war, made a leap of faith.
  • It is obvious from the events following the end of the invasion that no thought was given to the post-war situation.
  • Constructed as an emergency response to the post-war housing shortage, they could be erected in a day.

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Syllabification: post·war

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