prerevolution

prerevolution

(ˌpriːrɛvəˈluːʃən)
adj
of the period before a revolution
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Like the prerevolution Maximilien Robespierre, Condorcet opposed the death penalty and thus argued that Louis XVI should be imprisoned, not executed.
Badi points out that Libyans' standard of living has remained abject, even now that oil production has almost returned to prerevolution levels.
The wider sociohistorical context, including medical debates and evolving legal disputes, is skillfully woven into the analysis, demonstrating the author's expertise in the political nuances of the postcolonial era through the prerevolution period.
Moody's would consider the following developments as credit positive: (1) an accelerated implementation of measures to lower fiscal deficits and government debt; (2) a faster and sustained growth recovery to prerevolution levels, combined with a sharper reduction in inflation rates; (3) a faster-than-envisaged build-up of foreign exchange reserve buffers, driven by less reliance on external donor support; and/or (4) further improvement in the domestic security situation.
Based on a Marxist point of view, Aouragh's (2012) analysis of the latest political uprisings in the Arab world distinguishes between three revolutionary stages: (1) prerevolution, in which the activists prepare and mobilize their followers; (2) the moment of revolution, which is the tipping point of the uprising; and (3) postrevolution, the time of successful continuation or dangerous escalation.
The eventual discovery of her family's secrets changes Talkhoon's way of thinking, in effect burning up her prerevolution life.
Dale McCormick writes in May 1972 that at one point she believed that the revolution was "not more than a year away" but now realized that this prerevolution struggle "takes energy, saps energy." (62) Waning energies affected not just the attitudes of editors and the content of the paper but also the increasingly erratic frequency of AIAW?'s publication.
"Prerevolution, around 1,000 missiles were collected from [the] market, now more than 1,000 [have] leaked back."
The Nacional has barely changed since its prerevolution heyday, when Winston Churchill, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Betty Grable and Fred Astaire fought over the best rooms.
In Iran, the 26 official holidays are a combination of 16 Islamic holidays (which are set by the lunar calendar and shift each year), five Persian holidays (four days of Now Ruz plus Sizdeh Bedar), four revolutionary holidays and one prerevolution political holiday (the nationalization of oil on the last day of the Persian year).
Red" combines post-revolution images of the defaced sign for a former photography studio in Isfahan with the prerevolution pictures to which the vandal objected: portraits of women without veils--some of them, oddly, sporting bushy mustaches.
In 1959, Cuba's revolutionary government created a polyclinic, ubiquitous system that took prerevolution women who had lost babies to newborn diarrhea while delivering in the sugar fields into hospitals with exactly the system Weinstein described.