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nukleární zařízení
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nukleárne zariadenie
atom bombalı aygıt


(ˈnjuːkliəs) plural ˈnuclei (-kliai) noun
1. the central part of an atom.
2. the part of a plant or animal cell that controls its development.
nuclear (ˈnjuːkliə) adjective
1. using atomic energy. a nuclear power station; nuclear weapons.
2. of a nucleus.
ˈnuclear device noun
a device or a weapon that contains a nuclear bomb.
nuclear disarmament
the act of ceasing to store atomic weapons.
nuclear energy
atomic energy.
nuclear reactor
an apparatus for producing nuclear energy.
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North Korea has been hit by five sets of UN sanctions since it first tested a nuclear device in 2006.
State Department spokesman John Kirby said the North's recent behavior in conducting tests of a nuclear device and a long-range rocket, had already led to new UN sanctions against Kim Jong-Un's regime.
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