Meaning of “equipped” in the English Dictionary

"equipped" in British English

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uk /ɪˈkwɪpt/ us /ɪˈkwɪpt/

equipped adjective (PROVIDED)

C1 having the necessary tools, clothes, equipment, etc.:

Their schools are very poorly equipped.
We were well equipped for the trip.

More examples

  • Specially equipped troops are operating in the hills.
  • The kitchen of this delightful cottage is fully equipped with all mod cons including a dishwasher.
  • A series of sorties was carried out at night by specially equipped aircraft.
  • They're not able to do the job because they're just not equipped.
  • These people are specially equipped for this sort of operation.

(Definition of “equipped” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)