from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mutual and voluntary agreement between nations to forgo testing of nuclear weapons, especially under specified conditions, as in the atmosphere or under water.
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- n. a ban on the testing of nuclear weapons that is mutually agreed to by countries that possess nuclear weapons
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Averell Harriman, now number three in the State Department, led the American delegation to the test ban talks.
A Week End Reading package dispatched two years later included A fascinating but somewhat implausible account of Chancellor Adenauers tergiversation on the test ban treaty; the latest Gallup Poll on the Conservatives in Britain; a private cable from Bowles; Joseph Alsops views on Diem and Nhu; and an interesting memorandum on our relative economic leverage with South Africa.