denuclearize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1958 to remove nuclear arms from ; prohibit the use of nuclear arms in • denuclearization noun

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  • denuclearize — (Amer.) de·nu·cle·ar·ize || ‚diː njuːklɪəraɪz v. remove nuclear weapons from (country, area, region); remove nuclear power sources; forbid or ban the presence or deployment of nuclear weapons within a specific jurisdiction (also… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denuclearize — [dē no͞o′klē ər īz΄, dēnyo͞o′klē ər īz΄] vt. denuclearized, denuclearizing 1. to ban or prevent the possession or construction of nuclear weapons in (a country, region, etc.) 2. to remove or dismantle the nuclear weapons of denuclearization n …   English World dictionary

  • denuclearize — denuclearization, n. /dee nooh klee euh ruyz , nyooh / or, by metathesis, / kyeuh leuh /, v.t., denuclearized, denuclearizing. 1. to remove nuclear weapons from (a country, region, etc.). 2. to prohibit the deployment or construction of nuclear… …   Universalium

  • denuclearize — verb To ban, remove or reduce the numbers of nuclear weapons in an area …   Wiktionary

  • denuclearize — or denuclearise verb remove nuclear weapons from. Derivatives denuclearization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • denuclearize — de·nu·cle·ar·ize …   English syllables

  • denuclearize — de•nu•cle•ar•ize [[t]diˈnu kli əˌraɪz, ˈnyu [/t]] or, by metathesis, [[t] kyə lə [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing gov to forbid the construction or deployment of nuclear weapons in (a country or zone) • Etymology: 1955–60 de•nu cle•ar•i•za′tion, n. pron …   From formal English to slang

  • denuclearize — v.tr. (also ise) remove nuclear armaments from (a country etc.). Derivatives: denuclearization n …   Useful english dictionary

  • denuclearized — denuclearize (Amer.) de·nu·cle·ar·ize || ‚diː njuːklɪəraɪz v. remove nuclear weapons from (country, area, region); remove nuclear power sources; forbid or ban the presence or deployment of nuclear weapons within a specific jurisdiction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denuclearizes — denuclearize (Amer.) de·nu·cle·ar·ize || ‚diː njuːklɪəraɪz v. remove nuclear weapons from (country, area, region); remove nuclear power sources; forbid or ban the presence or deployment of nuclear weapons within a specific jurisdiction …   English contemporary dictionary

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