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synonyms for prewar

  • pre-Civil War
  • prior to the war
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Throughout prewar Hollywood, it was the subject of an onslaught of beloved horror films, many produced by Universal Studios and played by celebrity character actors such as Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, and Lon Chaney Sr.
THE HORROR CENTURYAJA ROMANOOCTOBER 25, 2021VOX
If prewar scary movies had consisted primarily of stories of regular people battling internal monsters, postwar horror was consumed with community, with concern for society in the wake of new technological threats.
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The Indo-Pacific region today, say these two noted analysts in Foreign Affairs earlier this year, “feels like prewar Europe—drifting out of balance, its order fraying, with no obvious coalition.”
WHY CHINA IS SO PISSED ABOUT THAT U.S.-AUSTRALIA SUBMARINE DEALJAMES A. WARRENOCTOBER 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
These mirrors were of glass and cost about $1,000 at prewar prices.
AMERICA'S MUNITIONS 1917-1918BENEDICT CROWELL
There was considerable similarity in form, though not in performance, between the Mayfly and the prewar Zeppelin.
A HISTORY OF AERONAUTICSE. CHARLES VIVIAN
But the Government was careful not to subject them to the hazards and isolation which the ordinary, prewar settler had to face.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME VIII (OF VIII)VARIOUS
The result of all this was a big decline in trade between Western and Eastern Europe, as compared with prewar years.
EAST-WEST TRADE TRENDSHAROLD E. STASSEN
The controls apply to a small percentage of the types of goods which made up East-West trade in the prewar years or in 1948.
EAST-WEST TRADE TRENDSHAROLD E. STASSEN
The physician can do without most of the German drugs, because the prewar demand had been stimulated artificially.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
The business-minded members of Congress tried to follow prewar methods by seeking credit.
DRUG SUPPLIES IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONGEORGE B. GRIFFENHAGEN
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WORDS RELATED TO PREWAR

  • pre-Civil War
  • prewar
  • prior to the war
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.