- before the war: prewar prices.
Origin of prewar
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Examples from the Web for prewar
The price of chicken dropped precipitously, making it much more ubiquitous than it was in the prewar era.The Economic History of Stereotypes
June 3, 2013
These mirrors were of glass and cost about $1,000 at prewar prices.America's Munitions 1917-1918
Odhise Paskal was the only notable sculptor of prewar Albania.Area Handbook for Albania
Eugene K. Keefe
In this part of the action came the first of the many upsets of prewar calculations.A True Account of the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1916
Thomas Goddard Frothingham
By continuing to surpass her prewar levels of economic activity, Western Europe gains self-reliance.
There was considerable similarity in form, though not in performance, between the Mayfly and the prewar Zeppelin.A History of Aeronautics
E. Charles Vivian
- of or occurring in the period before a war, esp before World War I or II
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