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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwartimewar‧time /ˈwɔːtaɪm $ ˈwɔːr-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  WARthe period of time when a country is fighting a war opp peacetimein/during wartime Even in wartime some people held concerts.wartime adjective [only before noun] the hardships of wartime Britain his wartime experiences
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wartimeIt was only a small gathering in a studio, but in wartime those were great occasions.Military technology changes dramatically in wartime, in response to experience on the battlefield.Men shot themselves in the foot, like in wartime.the importance of secrecy in wartimeThe division of responsibility was based upon past historical connections and more recent wartime involvement with particular areas of concern.Several wartime reconstruction working parties in the Ministry had outlined plans for reorganisation very similar to those adopted by the Labour Government.A swift wartime courtship, a deep passionate love of a few weeks, then marriage, separation and death.I longed for a bar of chocolate, but this was wartime, and such luxuries were not available.in/during wartimeEach in wartime would be slotted alongside Soviet divisions into Army and Frontal commands.He was cool and fearless in wartime, and an excellent leader.The turrets above were purely ornamental but had guns installed during wartime.There were moments of black humour as well regarding the safety of deaf people in wartime conditions.Again, special considerations which might be pertinent during wartime should not affect the ambit of natural justice now.The cost of living continued to rise in wartime.Subway passages were used as bomb shelters during wartime.Train Timetables in Wartime Britain Timetables are not everybody's favourite reading.
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