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nuclear-free zone

[ noo-klee-er-free-zohn, nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler- ]
/ ˈnu kli ərˈfri ˌzoʊn, ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər- /
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noun

any area in which nuclear weapons, power plants, or materials are not allowed.

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British Dictionary definitions for nuclear-free zone

nuclear-free zone

noun

an area barred, esp by local authorities, to the storage or deployment of nuclear weapons
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Cultural definitions for nuclear-free zone

nuclear-free zone

An area in which nuclear weapons, by choice of the residents, may not be moved or stored. A number of areas around the world, such as New Zealand, have declared themselves nuclear-free zones, or have attempted to.

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