test ban Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “test ban” in the English Dictionary

"test ban" in British English

See all translations

test bannoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​agreement between ​countries to ​stop the ​practice of ​explodingnuclearweapons in ​order to ​examinetheireffectiveness: a ​testbantreaty
(Definition of test ban from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"test ban" in American English

See all translations

test bannoun [C]

 us   /ˈtest ˌbæn/
an ​agreement between ​countries to ​stoptestingnuclearweapons
(Definition of test ban from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “test ban”
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁止核试验协定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁止核試驗協定…
What is the pronunciation of test ban?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More