antinuclear

[ an-tee-noo-klee-er, -nyoo-, an-tahy- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler ]

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 of antinuclear

1
First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + nuclear

pronunciation note For antinuclear

See nuclear.

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British Dictionary definitions for antinuclear

antinuclear

/ (ˌæntɪˈnjuːklɪə) /


adjective
  1. opposed to nuclear weapons

Derived forms of antinuclear

  • antinuclearist, noun

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