[ ree-ahrm ]
/ riˈɑrm /
verb (used with object)
to arm again.
to furnish with new or better weapons: As soon as the new rifle was in production, the troops were rearmed.
verb (used without object)
to become armed again.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rearmre·ar·ma·ment [ree-ahr-muh-muh nt] /riˈɑr mə mənt/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re-armament
/ (riːˈɑːm) /
to arm again
(tr) to equip (an army, a nation, etc) with better weapons
Derived forms of rearmrearmament, noun
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