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weaponize

[ wep-uh-nahyz ]
/ 藞w蓻p 蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), weap路on路ized, weap路on路iz路ing.
to supply or equip with a weapon or weapons: to weaponize trucks and helicopters.
to develop (a chemical, microorganism, etc.) for use as a weapon, as in biological warfare: to weaponize uranium;weaponized anthrax.
to use as a means to gain a powerful advantage: She has been known to weaponize her femininity.
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Origin of weaponize

First recorded in1955鈥60; weapon + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM weaponize

weap路on路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for weaponize

weaponize

weaponise

/ (藞w蓻p蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to adapt (a chemical, bacillus, etc) in such a way that it can be used as a weapon
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