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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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still prefers long-time ally US to re-arm the Philippine military.
They often exploit peace talks and temporary truces to gain the time and space to re-arm and regroup after suffering military losses on the battlefield.
However, early detection of keratoconus is the most vital reason for practitioners to re-arm themselves with their trusty retinoscopes.
We were able to re-arm and make it fit for purpose again.
Later Wednesday night, he participated in a Kataeb-organized rally in Sassine Square in rejection of the "slander" of Bachir Gemayel, where he also said the party was ready to re-arm.
Hizbullah's leader, Hassan Nasrallah, last week proposed that Iran re-arm the Lebanese army with new weapons including anti-air missiles.
Others, particularly within Jamiat-i-Islami or other old mujahideen factions, may accelerate efforts to re-arm their militias in anticipation of a full US withdrawal.
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.