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wartime

Line breaks: war|time
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtʌɪm
 
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Definition of wartime in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A period during which a war is taking place: the destruction of cultural property during wartime [as modifier]: Britain’s wartime defences
More example sentences
  • The first photograph shows soldiers being conscripted during wartime as victims on an army production line.
  • Victims of the disaster and their rescuers saw sights normally seen only by the military in wartime.
  • Since it was reopened last week, the site has resembled a military base during wartime.

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