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wartime

[wawr-tahym] /ˈwɔrˌtaɪm/
noun
1.
a time or period of war:
Strict travel regulations apply only in wartime.
adjective
2.
caused by, characteristic of, or occurring during war:
wartime shortages.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see war1, time
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wartime

/ˈwɔːˌtaɪm/
noun
1.
  1. a period or time of war
  2. (as modifier): wartime conditions
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