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[treated as singular or plural] Weapons regarded collectively.
weaponry, firearms, guns, ordnance, cannon, artillery, armaments, munitions, instruments of war, war machines, military supplies, materielView synonyms
- ‘Members of the patrol would also share the task of carrying heavy anti-tank weaponry and ammunition.’
- ‘Rarely has a war been fought on the basis of such huge differences in weaponry and fire-power.’
- ‘And we know also that they will do whatever they can to acquire the most deadly weaponry they can.’
- ‘He was head-hunted by a group that was involved in arms, weaponry and strategic defence.’
- ‘But the next development is placing weaponry in space, creating the prospect of a war in space.’
- ‘Against this sort of attack, nuclear shields and Star Wars weaponry look as irrelevant as the Maginot Line.’
- ‘You could sustain a small war with the range of weaponry on sale.’
- ‘Each of them feels that nuclear weaponry is a viable way to ensure their security.’
- ‘The success of the Germans has frequently been put down to their superiority in weaponry like tanks and artillery guns.’
- ‘Once nuclear weaponry is deployed, tens of thousands of people are going to die at minimum.’
- ‘To the detriment of his career, he became a public critic of nuclear weaponry.’
- ‘He encouraged the development of advanced weaponry such as tanks, machine guns and aircraft.’
- ‘The building was left charred and smouldering, its facade riddled with holes from bullets and heavy weaponry.’
- ‘Nor will he explain how many youth workers could have been employed with the money poured into troops and weaponry.’
- ‘We bombed our enemies into submission with all the power and weaponry we had available.’
- ‘I see from the Independent that Mugabe is arming his youth militia with weaponry from China and Iran.’
- ‘The munitions include light and heavy weapons, mines and other types of weaponry.’
- ‘The population as a whole possessed a lot of weaponry, with at least two weapons in most households.’
- ‘It accepted dependence on the western military alliance but decided to develop its own nuclear weaponry.’
- ‘But it would be one step too far to expect them to give up their weaponry as this would be seen as surrender.’
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