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armoury

noun uk UK (US armory)   /ˈɑː.mə.ri/ us    /ˈɑːr.mɚ.i/
[C] all the weapons and military equipment that a country owns: The two countries signed an agreement to reduce their nuclear armouries. [C] a place where weapons and other military equipment are stored: Fighter planes have successfully bombed the enemy's main armoury. [C usually singular] things or qualities that can be used to achieve a particular aim: The only weapon left in his armoury was indifference.
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