[dee-noo-klee-uh-rahyz, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-luh-]
- 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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