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test ban

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noun
  1. an agreement by nations producing nuclear weapons to refrain from testing them in the atmosphere.

Origin of test ban

First recorded in 1955–60
Related formstest-ban, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for test ban

test ban

noun
  1. an agreement among nations to forgo tests of some or all types of nuclear weapons
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