rearmament


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re·arm

 (rē-ärm′)
v. re·armed, re·arm·ing, re·arms
v.tr.
1. To arm again.
2. To equip with better weapons.
v.intr.
To arm oneself again.

re·ar′ma·ment (rē-är′mə-mənt) n.
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Noun1.rearmament - the act of arming again; "he opposed the rearmament of Japan after World War II"
arming, equipping, armament - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
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Translations
إعادَة تَسْليح
přezbrojení
genoprustning
újrafegyverkezés
endurvopnun
prezbrojenie
yeniden silâhlanma

rearmament

[ˈriːˈɑːməmənt] Nrearme m
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rearmament

[ˌriːˈɑːrməmənt] nréarmement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rearmament

n (of country)Wiederbewaffnung f, → Wiederaufrüstung f; (of forces, troops)Neuausrüstung f, → Neuausstattung f
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rearmament

[ˌriːˈɑːməmənt] nriarmo
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rearm

(riːˈaːm) verb
to give or get weapons again, especially weapons of a new type.
reˈarmament (-məmənt) noun
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References in periodicals archive ?
It is worth noting that neither Hatoyama nor fellow rearmament proponent Kishi Nobusuke attempted to assert that full-scale rearmament was allowed by Article 9 - even this would have been quite in keeping with the political agenda of both prime ministers.
In consequence, repeated assurances were made by the National Government that excessive profits would not be allowed on rearmament contracts.(21)
Western governments are becoming increasingly worried by Iran's rearmament programme (The Middle East, February 1993).
An inspiring and gifted orator and writer, courageous, vigorous, and open-minded, Churchill was an incisive military theorist and strategist in two world wars; he was the first to recognize the threat of Germany's rearmament in the 1930s; he was able to work well with Roosevelt, and the harmonious Anglo-American alliance strengthened both nations; his tendency to pursue a "peripheral" strategy was based on a clear assessment of British capabilities and the shape of postwar Europe; one of the great war leaders and politico-military strategists of all history; arguably the greatest man of the twentieth century.
The reagans, on the other hand, have a whole arsenal of weapons ready for their moral rearmament. Millions will be tested for drugs, whether or not they give reasonable cause for suspicion.
Most of all, we have to compensate for what was not done entirely after 2004, namely the rearmament of the Bulgarian army with modern weapons and equipment.
More and more we are reminded of the 1930s, when there was so much resistance to rearmament and the willingness to sacrifice countries and people to the menace of those days.
The doctrine shaped defense policy for decades to come, as American pressure, euphemistically referred to as gaiatsu, or foreign pressure, nudged successive governments forward in what might be called constrained rearmament. In truth, many of them used gaiatsu to rationalize what they wanted to do anyway.
Rearmament reaches dizzying speed - despite a mass of people living in poverty.
From Disarmament to Rearmament: The Reversal of US policy Toward West Germany, 1946-1955
Summary: The situation along the Lebanese southern border with Israel is calm and maintained, as no signs of rearmament have emerged in the areas operated by the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, a UNIFIL spokesperson told The Daily Star Monday.