arms race Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"arms race" in British English

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arms racenoun [S]

uk   us  
the ​situation in which two or more ​countriestry to have more and ​strongerweapons than each other
(Definition of arms race from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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arms racenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑrmz ˌreɪs/
world history a ​situation in which two or more ​countries are ​increasing the ​number and ​strength of ​theirweapons
(Definition of arms race from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “arms race”
in Chinese (Simplified) 军备竞赛…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軍備競賽…
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