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verb [transitive] arm pronunciation in British English /ɑː(r)m/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyarm
he/she/itarms
present participlearming
past tensearmed
past participlearmed
  1. 1
    to provide yourself or other people with weapons
    arm someone with something:

    They quickly armed themselves with sticks.

  2. 2
    to provide yourself or other people with useful or impressive equipment, information etc
    arm someone with something:

    I’ll need to arm myself with all the facts before meeting them formally.

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