an agreement by nations producing nuclear weapons to refrain from testing them in the atmosphere.
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Origin of test ban
First recorded in 1955–60
OTHER WORDS FROM test bantest-ban, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for test ban
an agreement among nations to forgo tests of some or all types of nuclear weapons
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