test ban


test ban

noun

: an official agreement between countries with nuclear weapons to not test those weapons

Full Definition of TEST BAN

:  a self-imposed partial or complete ban on the testing of nuclear weapons that is mutually agreed to by countries possessing such weapons

Examples of TEST BAN

  1. a nuclear test ban treaty

First Known Use of TEST BAN

1958

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