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Meaning of Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty

Nu'clear Test'-Ban Trea"ty

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  1. an agreement signed by Britain, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. in 1963, committing nations to halt atmospheric tests of nuclear weapons: by the end of 1963, 96 additional nations had signed the treaty.
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