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English definition of “equip”

equip

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈkwɪp/ (-pp-) us  

equip verb [T] (EQUIPMENT)

B2 to provide a person or a place with objects that are necessary for a particular purpose: It's going to cost $4 million to equip the hospital. All the police officers were equipped with shields to defend themselves against the rioters.Giving, providing and supplying

equip verb [T] (SKILLS)

to give someone the skills needed to do a particular thing: The course aims to equip people with the skills necessary for a job in this technological age. A degree in the history of art is very nice but it doesn't exactly equip you for many jobs.Preparing
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