Meaning of nuclearism

nu•cle•ar•ism

Pronunciation: (n'klē-u-riz"um, ny'- or, by metathesis, -kyu lu-), [key]
— n.
  1. a political philosophy maintaining that nuclear weapons are the best means of assuring peace and of attaining political goals.
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