nuclearize

nuclearize
/nooh"klee euh ruyz', nyooh"-/ or, by metathesis, /-kyeuh leuh-/, v.t., nuclearized, nuclearizing.
to equip with nuclear weapons; give nuclear capability to: a fear that armed forces on both sides would become nuclearized.
Also, esp. Brit., nuclearise.
[1955-60; NUCLEAR + -IZE]

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