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war·time

 (wôr′tīm′)
n.
A period during which a war is in progress.

wartime

(ˈwɔːˌtaɪm)
n
(Military)
a. a period or time of war
b. (as modifier): wartime conditions.

war•time

(ˈwɔrˌtaɪm)

n.
1. a time or period of war.
adj.
2. characteristic of or occurring during war.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wartime - a period of time during which there is armed conflictwartime - a period of time during which there is armed conflict
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
Translations
زَمَن الحَرْب
krigstidkrigstids-
háborús
stríîstími
čas vojny
vojni čas
savaş zamanı

wartime

[ˈwɔːtaɪm]
A. Ntiempo m de guerra
in wartimeen tiempos de guerra
B. CPD [regulations, rationing] → de guerra

wartime

[ˈwɔːrtaɪm]
n
in wartime → en temps de guerre
modif [conditions, rationing] → de la guerre
his wartime experiences in France → les expériences de la guerre qu'il a eues en Francewar-torn [ˈwɔːrtɔːrn] adjdéchiré(e) par la guerrewar-weary [ˌwɔːrˈwɪəri] adjlas de la guerre(lasse)war widow nveuve f de guerre

wartime

nKriegszeit f; in wartimein Kriegszeiten
adjKriegs-; wartime atrocitiesKriegsgräuel pl; in wartime Englandin England im Krieg or während des Krieges; wartime regulations/rationing etcVorschriften pl/Rationierungen pletc in Kriegszeiten, Kriegsvorschriften pl/-rationierungen pletc

wartime

[ˈwɔːˌtaɪm]
1. n in wartimein tempo di guerra
2. adj (regulations, rationing) → di guerra

war

(woː) noun
(an) armed struggle, especially between nations. Their leader has declared war on Britain; The larger army will win the war; the horrors of war; (also adjective) He is guilty of war crimes.
verbpast tense, past participle warred
to fight. The two countries have been warring constantly for generations.
ˈwarlike adjective
(negative unwarlike) fond of, or likely to begin, war. a warlike nation.
ˈwarrior (ˈwo-) noun
a soldier or skilled fighting man, especially in primitive societies. The chief of the tribe called his warriors together; (also adjective) a warrior prince.
war correspondent
a newspaper reporter who writes articles on a war especially from the scene of fighting.
ˈwar-cryplural ˈwar-cries noun
a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers. `For king and country' was the war-cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.
ˈwar-dance noun
a dance performed by the people of some primitive societies before going to war.
ˈwarfare noun
fighting, as in a war. He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.
ˈwarhead noun
the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc. nuclear warheads.
ˈwarhorse noun
a horse used in battle.
ˈwarlord noun
a very powerful military leader.
ˈwarmonger noun
a person who encourages war(s), often for personal reasons.
ˈwarpaint noun
paint applied to the face etc by the people of some primitive societies before going into battle.
ˈwarship noun
a ship used in war or defence.
ˈwartime noun
the time during which a country, a people etc is at war. There is a great deal of hardship and misery in wartime; (also adjective) a wartime economy.
war of nerves
a war, contest etc in which each side tries to win by making the other nervous, eg by bluff, rather than by actually fighting. That game of chess was a war of nerves.
References in classic literature ?
That opportunity, he felt, would come, as it comes to all in wartime.
Berg, oblivious of irony or indifference, continued to explain how by exchanging into the Guards he had already gained a step on his old comrades of the Cadet Corps; how in wartime the company commander might get killed and he, as senior in the company, might easily succeed to the post; how popular he was with everyone in the regiment, and how satisfied his father was with him.
Stories and poems published in the magazine suggest that Negro Story's editorial stance, rather than "non-political," was in many ways close to that of black and white Communists, socialists, and internationalists, hose wartime positions combined pro-labor, pro-black, anti-fascist sentiment in equal measure, while remaining suspicious of liberal compromise with either Rooseveltism or its Black Cabinet appeals to accommodation among the African American rank and file.
He considered chemical warfare a nastier threat than nuclear warfare because there were few inhibitions about using chemical weapons in wartime.
In a study of war as a risk factor for heart disease, researchers have documented a correlation between exposure to wartime events and the risk of coronary artery disease among people living in Beirut.
In celebration of veterans across the nation, Hampton Hotels today announced its plans to honor America's wartime heroes in the way it knows best -- historic landmark preservation through its award-winning Save-A-Landmark program.
A TEESSIDE neurosurgeon turned novelist is celebrating the launch of his latest book, inspired by a true story set in wartime France.
A new slogan adopted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and meant to show that all Japanese will benefit from economic growth is raising eyebrows among those who see it as an eerie echo of wartime propaganda.
While the Second World War once loomed as a hard caesura in twentieth-century musical life, two recent books reveal the wartime years as anything but silent.
PASSENGERS on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway can relive the spirit of wartime this weekend when the historic line hosts a special weekend.
Thousands of people descended on Barry Island and Barry Waterfront for the resort's Wartime Weekend event, which this year featured displays by the Red Arrows and a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Dakota.
South Korea's Foreign Ministry has set up a task force to cope with common historical issues with Japan ahead of the bilateral general-level talks over the wartime sex slaves to be held later this month, Xinhua reported Monday.