Pronunciation: (är'mu-munt), [key]
1. the arms and equipment with which a military unit or military apparatus is supplied.
2. a land, sea, or air force equipped for war.
3. armor (def. 5).
4. Usually, armaments. military strength collectively: the armaments race; a country without armaments.
5. the process of equipping or arming for war.
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