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Definition of "nonnuclear" []

  • Not causing, involving, or operated by nuclear energy. (adjective)
  • Not possessing nuclear weapons. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nonnuclear" in a sentence
  • "Here's her brave defense of keeping the book: "the book can say to kids in nonnuclear familes that they -- the kids -- are okay regardless of how we feel about their parents 'life choices.""
  • "Brown and Perry were masterful strategists but also caring leaders: Their technological revolution was designed in part to create nonnuclear solutions to our security problems to reduce the risk of ever having to use nuclear weapons."
  • "Pakistan also garners more attention than other nonnuclear terrorist safe havens such as Somalia or Yemen."
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