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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpost-warˌpost-ˈwar adjective [only before noun]  AFTERhappening or existing after a war, especially the Second World War opp pre-war post-war Britainpost-war period/years/era food rationing in the immediate post-war yearspost-war adverb
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post-warThe experience of these writers was seen as emblematic of the increased social mobility that characterized post-war Britain.Until the 1970s Coventry was one of the fastest growing cities in post-war Britain.None the less, the picture for output in manufacturing does indicate a shift after 1973, away from the trend of steady post-war growth.Nor was this resistance to diminish in the post-war period, as will be seen in the next chapter.The post-war period in Britain has been characterized by the development of geriatric medicine as a legitimate medical specialism.Shore challenged the regional and new towns policies of the post-war period which had encouraged economic and population dispersal.This pattern of mortality has remained approximately constant over the post-war period.However, 1985 signalled the end of the post-war trend of decline in working hours in Britain.immediate post-warStrongest on the immediate post-war period, this is a bumper book of buffoonery.The widening of educational opportunity in the immediate post-war period was not accompanied by radical changes in its content.Most of Let Us Face the Future reads like a prospective history of the immediate post-war period.This immediate post-war shortage ushered in what may be identified as the first phase of the emergence of headhunting.In the immediate post-war years the special relationship almost collapsed.At the centre of this emergent mode of rationality was the negotiation of long-term employment tenure in the immediate post-war years.But before turning specifically to this task, we must examine a little more closely the events of the immediate post-war years.These and the other changes presented enormous difficulties in the immediate post-war years.
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