Definition of after-war in English:

after-war

noun

  • 1rare A later or subsequent war. Now rare.

  • 2The period following a war.

adjective

  • Following a war; of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a war. Now chiefly with reference to the wars of 1914–18 and 1939–45.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Ainsworth (1569–1622), separatist minister and religious controversialist. From after- + war.

Pronunciation:

after-war

/ˈɑːftəˌwɔː//ˈaftəˌwɔː/