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American English: /ˈn(j)ukliər/
British English: /ˈnjuːklɪə/

Translation of nuclear in Spanish:


  • 1
    the nuclear debate
    el debate sobre la cuestión nuclear
    nuclear power/energy nuclear reprocessing plant
    planta (feminine) de reprocesado de desechos or residuos nucleares or radioactivos
    Example sentences
    • The result might be a chain reaction: a self-sustaining release of nuclear energy.
    • To generate electricity, we use hydroelectric power, coal and nuclear energy.
    • At first, the program focused mainly on the use of nuclear energy for power generation.
  • 2 (nuclear-powered) nuclear submarine/power station
    submarino (masculine) /central (feminine) nuclear
    the nuclear age
    la era nuclear
  • 3 (Military)
    nuclear arms
    armas (feminine plural) nucleares
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
    Tratado (masculine) de no proliferación de armas nucleares
    nuclear shelter
    Example sentences
    • Imagine what the world would look like today if the Third Reich had been the first to possess a nuclear bomb.
    • The general public, and even men in authority, have not realised what would be involved in a war with nuclear bombs.
    • So the small nuclear arsenals of France and China did deter the USSR.
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