arsenal

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See also: arsénal and Arsenal

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Italian arzenale, also French arsenal, from Arabic دار الصناعة (dār aṣ-ṣināʕa, manufacturing shop).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː(ɹ)sənəl/

Noun[edit]

arsenal (plural arsenals)

  1. A military establishment for the storing, development, manufacturing, testing, or repairing of arms, ammunition, and other war materiel; an armoury.
  2. A stock of weapons, especially all the weapons that a nation possesses.
  3. A store or supply of anything.
  4. Any supply of aid collected to prepare a person or army for hardship
    He arrived with a large arsenal of cleansers and tools, and got right to work.
    • 2012 July 31, John Branch, “Snow Fall : The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek”, New York Time:
      Elyse Saugstad, a professional skier, wore a backpack equipped with an air bag, a relatively new and expensive part of the arsenal that backcountry users increasingly carry to ease their minds and increase survival odds in case of an avalanche.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arsenal m (plural arsenaux)

  1. (military, nautical) arsenal

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

arsenal m (plural arsenais)

  1. arsenal (military establishment)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /arsěnaːl/
  • Hyphenation: ar‧se‧nal

Noun[edit]

arsènāl m (Cyrillic spelling арсѐна̄л)

  1. arsenal

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [a̠ɾ.se̞ˈna̠l]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دار الصناعة (dār aṣ-ṣināʕa, industry house). Compare dársena.

Noun[edit]

arsenal m (plural arsenales)

  1. arsenal