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underarmed (ˌʌndərˈɑrmd Pronunciation for )



  1. not sufficiently armed; not provided with enough weapons

Example Sentences Including 'underarmed'

The only armies we had across the river from Shlisselburg were remnants of the Karelian force, some underarmed People's Volunteers.
Paullina Simons THE BRONZE HORSEMAN (2001)
The Taiwanese military is underarmed , and its battle plan and integration between services are poor.
Chicago Sun-Times (2002)


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