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(See the entry for armament in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
armament (plural armaments)
- A body of forces equipped for war.
- (military, naval) All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.
- Any equipment for resistance.
- The process of building up military capacity.
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armament m (plural armaments)