Definition of "post-war" []

  • Happening or existing after a war (adjective)
  • Pertaining to a period of time immediately following the end of a war; where there is a cessation of conflict (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "post-war" in a sentence
  • "Mass housing became the watchword of post-war planners."
  • "But some questions remain, because as Colin Powell once said when referring to post-war Iraq, the "Pottery Barn Rule" now applies."
  • "In 1952 in the midst of the post-war religious boom, Republican Dwight Eisenhower received exactly the same percentage of support 59 percent among Americans who attended religious services frequently and among those who never attended."
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