armnounuk /ɑːm/ us /ɑːrm/
arm noun (BODY PART)
- Her arm was bandaged from the elbow to the fingers.
- Without saying a word, she took hold of my arm and marched me off to the headmaster's office.
- He put his arm around her shoulder protectively.
- He ran up to her, his arms outstretched.
- She sat back in her chair and wrapped her arms around her knees.
arm noun (WEAPONS)
arm noun (OF LAND/WATER)
arm noun (OF ORGANIZATION)
armverbuk /ɑːm/ us /ɑːrm/
- The police have to arm themselves against attack.
- In arming the dictator, the US was creating a Frankenstein who would threaten their influence in the region.
- Rioters armed with firebombs set light to police barricades.
- If he's not armed, don't shoot.
- War seemed inevitable and both sides were arming in preparation.
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