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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.
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Origin of antinuclear

First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + nuclear

Pronunciation note

See nuclear.
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British Dictionary definitions for antinuclear

antinuclear

adjective
  1. opposed to nuclear weapons
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Derived Formsantinuclearist, noun
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