Definition of interwar in English:


Line breaks: inter|war
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈwɔː


  • Existing in the period between two wars, especially the two world wars (i.e. between 1918 and 1939).
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    • 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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