armed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"armed" in British English

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armedadjective

uk   /ɑːmd/  us   /ɑːrmd/
B2 using or ​carryingweapons: an armedrobbery armed conflict These men are armed and ​dangerous, and should not be ​approached.
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-armedsuffix

uk   /-ɑːmd/  us   /-ɑːrmd/
having the ​statednumber or ​type of ​arms: a one-armed ​person
(Definition of armed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"armed" in American English

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armedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɑrmd/

armed adjective [not gradable] (PROVIDE WEAPONS)

using or ​carryingweapons: armed ​guards armed robbery

armed adjective [not gradable] (HAVING WHAT IS NEEDED)

If you are armed with something, you ​know or have ​access to something that can be ​useful to you: Kids should be armed with the ​facts about the ​disease.
(Definition of armed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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