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armament

ar·ma·ment

armament

 
pronunciation:
ar m mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: weapons and supplies used to equip a military unit such as a tank, warship, airplane, or the like.
similar words:
ammunition, arms, materiel, munition, ordinance
definition 2: the process of getting ready for war.
synonyms:
arming
definition 3: (usu. pl.) the total military might of a country, including weapons and supplies.
synonyms:
arms
similar words:
weaponry
definition 4: a military force equipped for warfare.
synonyms:
armed forces, military
similar words:
air force, army, marines, navy
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Word Parts
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.