[ non-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler ]
/ nɒnˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər /
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not utilizing nuclear power, nuclear weapons, etc.: to fight a nonnuclear war.
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How to use nonnuclear in a sentence
Iran is also looking at non-nuclear paths to regain the upper hand.Washington And Tehran’s Perpetual Search For The Upper Hand|Trita Parsi|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in a non-nuclear situation, dissatisfaction often rises after the dust settles on the ruins.Hamas's Temporary Popularity Bump|Daniel Serwer|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was the largest non-nuclear explosion since World War II.Beirut: Echoes Of 1983 Marine Barracks Bombing In Hassan Attack|Mike Giglio|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The US has not struck Iranian nuclear facilities - and yet Iran remains a non-nuclear-weapons state.My Plan For Iran: Bugs, Not Bombs|David Frum|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The president's announcement that he will not use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear nations is unlikely to do us any harm.The Need for New Nuclear Weapons|Stephen L. Carter|April 7, 2010|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for nonnuclear
not of, concerned with, or operated by energy from fission or fusion of atomic nucleinon-nuclear weapons
not involving, concerned with, or possessing nuclear weaponsnon-nuclear states
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