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nuke

verb [T] uk   /njuːk/  us   /nuːk/
informal to bomb somewhere with nuclear weapons: The two countries were threatening to nuke each other. mainly US informal to heat or cook something in a microwave oven

nuke

noun [C] uk   /njuːk/  us   /nuːk/ informal
a nuclear weapon: "No nukes here!" the banner read.
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