Definition of dual-use in English:


Syllabification: du·al-use
Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞oəlˈyo͞os


chiefly US
(Of technology or equipment) designed or suitable for both civilian and military purposes.
More example sentences
  • But the dual-use equipment, which has applications in nuclear weapons construction, has disappeared.
  • It has failed to curb its exports of dual-use technology.
  • The twenty-first century will be driven by dual-use technologies, which will greatly affect future conflict.

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