Definition of 'armed'
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Concrete barriers and heavily armed police protected it from protesters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once their fighting or patrolling is over we don't treat our armed forces well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He served a long prison sentence in the 1970s for armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yes, the police and the armed forces. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some 18,000 armed police and soldiers on duty but few clashes were reported. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A police helicopter and armed units joined the hunt for the dogs. The Sun (2017)We went to the club next door last night and when we left to come back to the hotel we had two armed police following us back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Politicians sent soldiers to Northern Ireland while they sat at home protected by armed police. The Sun (2016)At least 50 armed riot police had to march in to control the crowd, with pushing and shoving at the front. The Sun (2016)Armed police raced to the scene but could not find the culprit. The Sun (2016)There was little connection between the people and the armed struggle. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Two of the suspects have records for drug abuse and armed robbery. The Sun (2014)This was not a killing in the heat and exercise of armed conflict. The Sun (2013)It followed reports that an armed man had buried himself underground. The Sun (2011)An armed police guard is at the hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The young had left to join the armed struggle. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The dossier was opened for attempted murder and armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Armed conflict was seen as wasteful and to be avoided. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He had opposed apartheid with great courage and led the armed struggle against it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He had failed to appear before a judge to answer charges of armed robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)During these years there was open violence and armed struggle. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)We do all that we can to induce local forces to fight according to the laws of armed conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their commander said that he could muster 150 armed men within minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Outside, armed police officers were on guard. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's an armed robbery but not in the conventional sense most people would recognise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He appeared unusually anxious as he boarded, complaining about the numbers of armed police patrolling the platforms. Somewhere East of Life (1994)POLICE have apologised after wrongly identifying an innocent man as an armed robber in an online press release. The Sun (2015)They are well equipped, better armed and have a more acute sense of counter-insurgency tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They could have reached them, ready and armed, in a matter of seconds. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)He said: 'You would think they would come well armed with what not to do. The Sun (2009)Despite these difficulties, all the groups were armed and ready for operations by early June. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By the time the door was opened, the flat's occupants were armed and ready. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Armed and ready for criticism, he launches a pre-emptive strike. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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