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antinuclear

[an-tee-noo-klee-er, -nyoo-, an-tahy- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] /ˌæn tiˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu-, ˌæn taɪ- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər/
adjective
1.
opposed to the building, stockpiling, or use of nuclear weapons.
2.
opposed to the building or use of nuclear power plants:
Antinuclear demonstrators picketed the power plant.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; anti- + nuclear
Pronunciation note
See nuclear.
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  • A number of advocacy groups maintain a strict antinuclear stance.
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British Dictionary definitions for antinuclear

antinuclear

/ˌæntɪˈnjuːklɪə/
adjective
1.
opposed to nuclear weapons
Derived Forms
antinuclearist, noun
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