Definition of nuclear-free in English:

nuclear-free

adjective

  • (of a country or region) not having or allowing any nuclear weapons, materials, or power.

    ‘a nuclear-free zone’
    • ‘There's a strong feeling all around that the Czech government needs to take responsibility and keep Central Europe a nuclear-free zone.’
    • ‘Geraldton City Council is set to re-join the push to become a nuclear-free municipality.’
    • ‘In the 1980s, cities across the country declared themselves to be nuclear-free zones, and antiapartheid resolutions were common.’
    • ‘The dynamics of the influential crusades for disarmament, a nuclear freeze, and nuclear-free zones are explored in great depth.’
    • ‘Activists said that giving taxpayer's money to Taipower was contradictory to the government's goal of turning Taiwan into a nuclear-free homeland.’
    • ‘This momentous step means that one of Europe's leading economies will be nuclear-free by the time The Ecologist's 60th birthday arrives.’
    • ‘In the longer term, the only equitable solution is to make the whole region nuclear-free, with no exceptions.’
    • ‘If we are really a nuclear-free country, why is radioactive material going up and down State Highway 1?’
    • ‘Can the Buddhist leadership call for nuclear-free zones?’
    • ‘But we should campaign for a European nuclear-free zone, for massive reductions in European military expenditure and against international interventions.’
    • ‘After much political bickering and financial losses, a deal was reached to continue building the plant but to make Taiwan a nuclear-free nation in the future.’
    • ‘On Hiroshima Day 1962 CND met Prime Minister Holyoake to ask him to promote a Southern Hemisphere nuclear-free zone.’
    • ‘‘We have the vision to eventually create a nuclear-free homeland,’ he said.’
    • ‘Russia firmly rejected that information and stated that its naval forces follow their obligations to keep the Baltics a nuclear-free zone.’
    • ‘Many Australians imagine they live n a nuclear-free zone, an environment free from nasty nuclear radiation.’
    • ‘Yes, plus they've declared the country a nuclear-free zone, along with San Francisco and Cambridge, Massachusetts.’
    • ‘Premier Chang Chun-hsiung also appealed yesterday to participants to remain calm in their campaign for a nuclear-free homeland and to be rational in their endeavors.’
    • ‘In 1985 it concluded the Treaty of Raratonga, which declared the South Pacific a nuclear-free zone from December 1986.’
    • ‘In the late 1970s strong opposition to the presence of US bases developed, and Iceland became a nuclear-free zone in 1985.’
    • ‘‘The legislature has said it wants a nuclear-free country, but the decision was to resume construction of the plant,’ Shih said.’

Pronunciation:

nuclear-free

/ˈˌn(j)uklɪ(ə)r ˈfri/