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English definition of “nuke”


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


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