postwar

[ pohst-wawr ]
/ ˈpoʊstˈwɔr /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a period following a war: postwar problems; postwar removal of rationing.

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Origin of postwar

First recorded in 1905–10; post- + war1
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British Dictionary definitions for postwar

post-war

adjective

happening or existing after a warthe early post-war years
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