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also rearm, 1805 (implied in re-arming), from re- "back, again" + arm (v.) "to supply with arms." Related: Re-armed.

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  • Without trying to manage their internal affairs, we can insure that these countries do not re-arm.

  • Horng said on the interpreter that they were going to drive us off the planet, and then rebuild their cities, and re-arm.

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