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His vaguely expressed initiative on nuclear weapons prompted scepticism in Moscow. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I think they are going to fight and chemical weapons are going to be part of it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I think nuclear weapons should be way down and reduced very substantially. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And for those who like crime history on the gruesome side, there's also a look at body parts and murder weapons. The Sun (2016)You can fight a dandy war with conventional weapons. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most modern weapons systems can be used for either purpose. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)This country has been attacked by nuclear weapons. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We would be crazy to enter into an open land war with these weapons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is no rigid divide between nuclear and conventional weapons. After Thatcher (1989)Their only crime was to ask for weapons to fight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Use of chemical weapons is a war crime. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The vast majority of deaths and injuries always were caused by conventional weapons. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Three people were arrested and weapons including a knife, knuckle duster and hammers were seized. The Sun (2016)There is no rupture in the party as there has been in the past on issues such as nuclear weapons or Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: weapon /ˈwɛpən/ NOUN
A weapon is an object such as a gun, knife, or missile.
One could not hunt without weapons.
- American English: weapon
- Arabic: سِلاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: arma
- Chinese: 武器
- Croatian: oružje
- Czech: zbraň
- Danish: våben
- Dutch: wapen
- European Spanish: arma
- Finnish: ase
- French: arme
- German: Waffe
- Greek: όπλο
- Italian: arma
- Japanese: 武器
- Korean: 무기
- Norwegian: våpen
- Polish: broń
- European Portuguese: arma
- Romanian: armă
- Russian: оружие
- Spanish: arma
- Swedish: vapen
- Thai: อาวุธ
- Turkish: silah
- Ukrainian: зброя
- Vietnamese: vũ khí
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