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armament

ar·ma·ment

armament

 
pronunciation:
ar m mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usually plural) the total military power of a country, including weapons and supplies.
The small country felt threatened by the armaments of its powerful neighbor.
synonyms:
arms
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The word armament contains the following parts:
arm Latin root that means arms, weapons
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.