Definition of Prewar

1. Adjective. Existing or belonging to a time before a war. "Prewar levels of industrial production"

Antonyms: Postwar



Definition of Prewar

1. Adjective. Prior to hostilities; in the time before the war; often, before the most recent significant war. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prewar

1. occurring or existing before a war [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prewar

previsive
previsor
previsors
previsualization
previsualizations
previz
prevocalic
prevocalically
prevocational
prevote
prevoyant
prevue
prevued
prevues
prevuing
prewar (current term)
prewarm
prewarmed
prewarming
prewarms
prewarn
prewarned
prewarning
prewarns
prewash
prewashed
prewashes
prewashing
preweaning
prewedding

Literary usage of Prewar

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1. Intersectoral Factor Mobility and Agricultural Growth by Yair Mundlak (1979)
"Turning to the prewar year, /, is not significantly different from zero. On the other hand, I2 passes the null test with both types of data, ..."

2. Federal Income Tax, War-profits and Excess-profits Taxes: Including Stamp by George Edwin Holmes (1921)
"INVESTED CAPITAL FOR prewar PERIOD. The invested capital of affiliated corporations for the prewar period will be computed on the same basis as the invested ..."

3. Income Tax Law and Accounting, 1918: Being a Practical Application of the by Godfrey Nicholas Nelson (1918)
"The effect of this provision is that those who were in business during the prewar years and had no profit or had a low percentage of profit may file a ..."

4. War Tax: A Complete Analysis and Explanation of Normal Taxes and Special War by Ewell D. Moore (1917)
"2—A CORPORATION If during the prewar period the average net income was less than an amount equal to 7% of the capital for the taxable year the deduction ..."

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