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nukeverb [T]

uk   /njuːk/ us   /nuːk/

nukenoun [C]

uk   /njuːk/ us   /nuːk/ informal
a nuclear weapon: "No nukes here!" the banner read.
(Definition of nuke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nukeverb [T]

us   /nuk/ infml
to bomb with nuclear weapons
slang To nuke food is to cook it in a microwave.

nukenoun [C]

us   /nuk/ infml
a nuclear weapon: Signs reading "No nukes!" were everywhere.
(Definition of nuke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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