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English definition of “rearm”

rearm

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌriːˈɑːm/ us    /-ˈɑːrm/
to supply yourself or others with new weapons, especially in order to become a strong military power againProviding weapons or taking weapons away
rearmament
noun [U] uk   /riˈɑː.mə.mənt/ us    /-ˈɑːr-/
Providing weapons or taking weapons away
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