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arm (someone against someone or something) (with something)

to equip someone with whatever is needed to fight against someone or something. They armed themselves against the enemy with guns and ammunition. The government armed the soldiers with the new guns.

arm

n. a police officer. (see also long arm of the law.) What’ll you do if the arms come in while you’re sawing the bars of your cell?
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Far otherwise th' inviolable Saints In Cubic Phalanx firm advanc't entire, Invulnerable, impenitrably arm'd: Such high advantages thir innocence Gave them above thir foes, not to have sinnd, Not to have disobei'd; in fight they stood Unwearied, unobnoxious to be pain'd By wound, though from thir place by violence mov'd.
O now in danger tri'd, now known in Armes Not to be overpowerd, Companions deare, Found worthy not of Libertie alone, Too mean pretense, but what we more affect, Honour, Dominion, Glorie, and renowne, Who have sustaind one day in doubtful fight, (And if one day, why not Eternal dayes?) What Heavens Lord had powerfullest to send Against us from about his Throne, and judg'd Sufficient to subdue us to his will, But proves not so: then fallible, it seems, Of future we may deem him, though till now Omniscient thought.
He sat; and in th' assembly next upstood NISROC, of Principalities the prime; As one he stood escap't from cruel fight, Sore toild, his riv'n Armes to havoc hewn, And cloudie in aspect thus answering spake.
Stand still in bright array ye Saints, here stand Ye Angels arm'd, this day from Battel rest; Faithful hath been your Warfare, and of God Accepted, fearless in his righteous Cause, And as ye have receivd, so have ye don Invincibly; but of this cursed crew The punishment to other hand belongs, Vengeance is his, or whose he sole appoints; Number to this dayes work is not ordain'd Nor multitude, stand onely and behold Gods indignation on these Godless pourd By mee; not you but mee they have despis'd, Yet envied; against mee is all thir rage, Because the Father, t' whom in Heav'n supream Kingdom and Power and Glorie appertains, Hath honourd me according to his will.
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The volume of international transfers of major arms in 2014-18 was 7.8 per cent higher than in 2009-13 and 23 per cent higher than in 2004-2008, according to new data on arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
In 2014-18 Russia delivered major arms to 48 states.
Police said a group of armed men raided Allauddin Khan and Company Arms Dealer on Lehtrar Road, near Khanna Bridge, and stole rifles and submachine guns and ammunition.
According to SIPRI's press release on its website, Pakistan accounted for 2.7 percent of global arms imports during 2013-17.
"In 2013-17 the USA accounted for 34 percent of total arms exports.
According to a notification issued here from the office of the deputy commissioner, in light of the directives of provincial government, the district administration has authorized 10 arms manufacturers of the district for converting automatic weapons into semi-automatic one and issue a certificate to the license holder that his arms have been made semi-automatic.
To remedy the situation MEPs advocate: setting up an arms control supervisory body under the auspices of the High Representative; creating a mechanism which sanctions member states which do not comply with the EUs Common Position on arms exports; widening the list of arms export criteria to oblige member states to assess the risk that an arms transfer could spur corruption; increasing the transparency on arms export reporting by providing more and timely information on export licences and turning the EUs annual report on arms export into a searchable online database by the end of 2018; creating effective post-shipment controls to ensure that arms are not being re-exported to unauthorised end users; including armed drones in arms control regimes.
Pakistan spent $735 million on arms imports in 2015.
What was so shocking about this arms transfer was that it took place while South Sudan is in the grip of a brutal armed conflict that has claimed thousands of lives.