: not having or allowing nuclear energy, weapons, or materials
a nuclear-free zone/area

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Over the weekend, anti-nuclear activists’ dreams of a nuclear-free Germany finally became reality when the country stopped producing electricity from its last three remaining nuclear power plants. James Broughel, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 Washington and Seoul say their goal is for the Korean Peninsula — both North and South Korea — to be nuclear-free. NBC news, 22 Mar. 2023

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“Nuclear-free.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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