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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - arm anew; "After the war, the defeated country was not allowed to rearm"
arm, gird, build up, fortify - prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
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Rolando Bautista, the Philippines Army chief, earlier said that militants who had escaped the battle in Marawi with huge sums of cash looted from homes were using the funds to recruit new members and re-arm, and to possibly stage similar attacks.
The Canadian government determined to re-arm the militia with bolt-action, magazine-fed repeaters.
An alleged new order to re-arm only the Dinka guards led to clashes among the soldiers.
He was accused of failing to re-arm, which was unfair.
New Delhi -- Keeping an eye on arch rival Pakistan, India is set to launch its own combat drones or UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles) with features that will allow the air vehicles to fire missiles at enemies and then return to the home base to re-arm, Indian media reported on Monday.
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BRITAIN is to boost its defences in the Falklands amid claims Russian president Vladimir Putin is helping Argentina to re-arm.
This means that in the very short term, there has to be a special effort to re-arm the opposition quickly (as events in Kobani showed) and the money to support that may have to be taken from the medium-term $500 million package, which will then need to be topped up and expanded.
I WAS surprised to read Geoff Bulmer's assertion that "we in the West had let the Germans re-arm expecting they would assault the Soviet Union" (03.
Concerning the plan to re-arm the Lebanese army with French weapons paid for by Saudi Arabia, Nadal said this "three-way operation" was being "finalized" and delays were not a problem, but he noted the USD 3.
He returned when Hitler started to re-arm and served with the Kriegsmarine.
Both demands are seen as a security threat that would allow Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists to re-arm.