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Meaning of “under arms” in the English Dictionary

"under arms" in British English

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under arms

provided with ​weapons and ​willing to ​fight: The ​rebels now have thousands of ​people under ​arms.
(Definition of under arms from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “under arms”
in Chinese (Simplified) 处于备战状态, 严阵以待…
in Chinese (Traditional) 處於備戰狀態, 嚴陣以待…
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