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armament

[ahr-muh-muh nt] /ˈɑr mə mənt/
noun
1.
the arms and equipment with which a military unit or military apparatus is supplied.
2.
a land, sea, or air force equipped for war.
3.
armor (def 5).
4.
Usually, armaments. military strength collectively:
the armaments race; a country without armaments.
5.
the process of equipping or arming for war.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Latin armāmenta fittings, equivalent to armā(re) to fit out (see arm2) + -menta (plural) -ment
Related forms
nonarmament, noun
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armament

/ˈɑːməmənt/
noun
1.
(often pl) the weapon equipment of a military vehicle, ship, or aircraft
2.
a military force raised and armed ready for war
3.
preparation for war involving the production of equipment and arms
Word Origin
C17: from Latin armāmenta utensils, from armāre to equip
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Word Origin and History for non armament
armament
c.1600, "munitions of war" (especially the great guns on board a man-of-war), also "naval force equipped for war" (1699), from L. armamentum, from armare "to arm, furnish with weapons" from arma (see arm (2)).
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