[dee-noo-klee-uh-rahyz, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-luh-]
verb (used with object), de·nu·cle·ar·ized, de·nu·cle·ar·iz·ing.
to remove nuclear weapons from (a country, region, etc.).
to prohibit the deployment or construction of nuclear weapons in (a country, region, etc.).
Also especially British, de·nu·cle·ar·ise.
Origin of denuclearize
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(tr) to deprive (a country, state, etc) of nuclear weapons
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