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

opposed to the building, stockpiling, or use of nuclear weapons.
opposed to the building or use of nuclear power plants: Antinuclear demonstrators picketed the power plant.

Origin of antinuclear

First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + nuclear

Pronunciation note

See nuclear.
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British Dictionary definitions for antinuclear

antinuclear

/ (ˌæntɪˈnjuːklɪə) /

adjective

opposed to nuclear weapons
Derived Formsantinuclearist, noun
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