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English definition of “rearm”

rearm

verb [I or T]     /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     /riˈɑː.mə.mənt/ US  /-ˈɑːr-/ noun [U] Providing weapons or taking weapons away
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