armament armament  /ˈɑr mə mənt/


  1. (n) weaponry used by military or naval force
  2. (n) the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war



  1. Like many businessmen, Barron's Weekly was fed up with Washington's failure to tell businessmen how big the armament burden would be next year.
  2. As a bank director he finances armament loans.
  3. Directors in this French-controlled armament firm joined with Fritz Thyssen, German steel man and armament maker, in contributing money which helped Hitler to power.



  1. "We have information that there may have been some studies about possible [armament]," said Mohamed ElBaradei, who leads the International Atomic Energy Agency. "That's why we have said that we cannot give Iran a pass right now, because there...
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. "We are united in the assessment that a nuclear armament of Iran would have dramatic consequences for the Middle East and even beyond," German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after meeting his counterparts from the US, France,...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Frank-Walter Steinmeier Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel "highly appreciates" Brown's "determination ...... (on the) issue of terrorism and Iranian nuclear armament. The most serious threat for stability in the Middle East and the global peace is rooted in .........
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: AFP

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