antinuclear


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an·ti·nu·cle·ar

 (ăn′tē-no͞o′klē-ər, -nyo͞o′-, ăn′tī-)
adj.
1. Opposing the production or use of nuclear power or nuclear weaponry; antinuke.
2. Reacting with the components of a cell nucleus: antinuclear antibodies.

antinuclear

(ˌæntɪˈnjuːklɪə)
adj
opposed to nuclear weapons
ˌantiˈnuclearist n

an•ti•nu•cle•ar

(ˌæn tiˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu-, ˌæn taɪ- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər)

adj.
opposed to the building or use of nuclear weapons or nuclear power plants.
[1955–60]
pron: See nuclear.
Translations

antinuclear

[ˈæntɪˈnjuːklɪəʳ] ADJantinuclear

antinuclear

[ˌæntɪˈnjuːklɪəʳ] adjantinucleare
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