non-nuclear


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non-nuclear

adj
1. (Nuclear Physics) not of, concerned with, or operated by energy from fission or fusion of atomic nuclei: non-nuclear weapons.
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) not involving, concerned with, or possessing nuclear weapons: non-nuclear states.
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Translations

non-nuclear

[ˈnɒnˈnjuːklɪəʳ] ADJ [defence, policy] → no nuclear; [area] → desnuclearizado
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non-nuclear

[ˈnɒnˈnjuːklɪəʳ] adj (country) → che non dispone di armi nucleari
non-nuclear weapons → armi mpl convenzionali
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