test ban

noun

Definition of test ban

  1. :  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 in a sentence

  1. a nuclear test ban treaty

1958

First Known Use of test ban

1958


TEST BAN Defined for English Language Learners

test ban

noun

Definition of test ban for English Language Learners

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

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