Definitions

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  • adjective pertaining to a period of time immediately following the end of a war; where there is a cessation of conflict

Etymologies

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post- +‎ war

Examples

  • Mass housing became the watchword of post-war planners.

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  • But some questions remain, because as Colin Powell once said when referring to post-war Iraq, the "Pottery Barn Rule" now applies.

    Marc Epstein: The Education Reformers' End Game

  • But some questions remain, because as Colin Powell once said when referring to post-war Iraq, the "Pottery Barn Rule" now applies.

    Marc Epstein: The Education Reformers' End Game

  • 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.

    American Grace

  • However, elements of abstraction in this work parallel Baselitz's own age and inability, as a young child, to entirely assimilate what was happening around him from his birth through the gloom of the early post-war period.

    Alexander Adler: Georg Baselitz: The Early Sixties

  • However, elements of abstraction in this work parallel Baselitz's own age and inability, as a young child, to entirely assimilate what was happening around him from his birth through the gloom of the early post-war period.

    Alexander Adler: Georg Baselitz: The Early Sixties

  • The competition, which began in the mid-1950s out of a need to test technology for cross-border TV linkups in the spirit of post-war friendship, changed its voting rules this year following criticism that relying on phone-in votes, in which people supported neighboring or friendly nations, had become too political.

    Azerbaijan Wins Eurovision

  • Since the IMF was established, the head has traditionally been reserved for a European, given the ownership structure of the bank and the immediate needs of post-war reconstruction, while the head of the World Bank has gone to an American and the Secretary General of the United Nations has rotated among regions.

    Eric Farnsworth: For IMF Managing Director: Latin America's Opportunity

  • However, elements of abstraction in this work parallel Baselitz's own age and inability, as a young child, to entirely assimilate what was happening around him from his birth through the gloom of the early post-war period.

    Alexander Adler: Georg Baselitz: The Early Sixties

  • In the post-war years, madras short-sleeve shirts tucked into brightly colored trousers was a popular country-club look.

    Stylish Guys Steal Short Sleeves From Nerds

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