nuclear deterrent

ядерная угроза

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Nuclear deterrent — A nuclear deterrent is the phrase used to refer to a country s nuclear weapons arsenal, when considered in the context of deterrence theory.Deterrence theory holds that nuclear weapons are intended to deter other states from attacking with their… …   Wikipedia

  • nuclear deterrent — noun The arsenal of nuclear weapons of a nation viewed as a deterrent to an enemy from attacking …   Wiktionary

  • nuclear deterrent — /njukliə dəˈtɛrənt/ (say nyoohkleeuh duh teruhnt) noun a nuclear arms arsenal held by a nation, alliance, etc., regarded as inhibiting other nations from attacking with their own nuclear weapons because the response would be devastating. –nuclear …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nuclear weapons and the United Kingdom — United Kingdom Nuclear program start date 10 April 1940 First nuclear weapon test 2 October 1952 First fusion weapon test …   Wikipedia

  • nuclear strategy — ▪ military Introduction  the formation of tenets and strategies for producing and using nuclear weapons.       Nuclear strategy is no different from any other form of strategy in that it involves relating military means to political ends. In this …   Universalium

  • Nuclear arms race — United States and USSR/Russia nuclear stockpiles Nuclear weapons …   Wikipedia

  • deterrent — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ effective, good, great, powerful, real ▪ credible ▪ the ultimate (esp. BrE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Nuclear proliferation — World map with nuclear weapons development status represented by color.   Five nuclear weapons states from the NPT …   Wikipedia

  • nuclear weapon — an explosive device whose destructive potential derives from the release of energy that accompanies the splitting or combining of atomic nuclei. [1945 50] * * * or atomic weapon or thermonuclear weapon Bomb or other warhead that derives its force …   Universalium

  • deterrent — n. 1) a nuclear deterrent; the ultimate deterrent 2) a deterrent to * * * [dɪ ter(ə)nt] the ultimate deterrent a nuclear deterrent a deterrent to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • deterrent — de|ter|rent [dıˈterənt US ˈtə:r ] n 1.) something that makes someone less likely to do something, by making them realize it will be difficult or have bad results ▪ The small fines for this type of crime do not act as much of a deterrent .… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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