What does nuclear deterrence mean?

Definitions for nuclear deterrence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nuclear deterrence(noun)

    the military doctrine that an enemy will be deterred from using nuclear weapons as long as he can be destroyed as a consequence

    "when two nations both resort to nuclear deterrence the consequence could be mutual destruction"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuclear deterrence in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuclear deterrence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Pentagon report:

    China will likely conduct its first (submarine) nuclear deterrence patrol sometime in 2015.

  2. Zhang Baohui:

    China will be very sensitive about any moves by Japan or South Korea to improve missile defenses, north Korea may be the stated reason, but Chinese strategists will it see as a move against China to limit its nuclear deterrence.

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