10 terms

Nuclear Disarmament 1

Grade 8 Social Studies
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nuclear
relating to or involving the nucleus (=central part) of an atom, or the energy produced when the nucleus of an atom is either split or joined with the nucleus of another atom
nuclear disarmament
the process or activity of getting rid of nuclear weapons
threat of/threat from
the possibility that something very bad will happen
destructive
causing damage to people or things
casualty
a person injured or killed in a serious accident or war
economic dislocation
a situation in which the economy, is no longer working in the usual way or place
catastrophe
a sudden event that causes very great trouble or destruction
non-proliferation
the limiting of the number of nuclear or chemical weapons in the world, especially by stopping countries that do not yet have them from developing them
to proliferate
if something proliferates, it increases quickly and spreads to many different places
elimination of
the process of removing something