build·down also build-down (bĭldʹdoun') n.
A systematic numerical reduction, especially of nuclear weapons, in which more than one weapon or warhead is destroyed for every new one that is built.
  [On the model of buildup.]   buildʹ-down' adj.

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Universalium. 2010.

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