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It is also used in weaponry and in machinery for the oil and gas industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)America is a divided nation awash with enough heavy weaponry to fight a small war. The Sun (2016)They have no heavy weaponry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The weaponry is then used partly to beat down the insurgency. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is also used in weaponry and in machinery for the oil and gas industry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They also appeared to be bringing in what heavy weaponry they had at their disposal. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Heavy weaponry is being acquired by rebel forces. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The expenses saga has evolved a new weaponry of political abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The secrets of nuclear weaponry are nearly 70 years old. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With an awesome array of weaponry to use, this is perfect for action fans. The Sun (2013)There is frequently a rise in military sales after a war as other countries have had an opportunity to see new weaponry in action. Times, Sunday Times (2006)American land and air forces are equipped with the most advanced weaponry, and are the most experienced in actual combat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Arab armies were not particularly large, nor did they benefit from advanced weaponry. Stearns, Peter N. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)I wonder how we can justify the incredible investment we're making in nuclear weaponry in an age like this. Christianity Today (2000)Most are young, angry men with no prospects, no education and a great deal of heavy weaponry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But, as our graphic shows, all four of the teams have new attacking plays and new weaponry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With the winter light glinting off the polished edges of the cylinder cooling fins, it's got the gleam of advanced weaponry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That is why France still spends almost a quarter of its defence budget on nuclear weaponry, and has no intention of stopping. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They said that the number of reserve forces should be doubled and that they should use heavy weaponry'to fight pitched battles '. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As you battle the increasingly bigger, harder, stranger beasts you get new weaponry and spells to help you along the way. The Sun (2010)

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Translations for 'weaponry'

British English: weaponry NOUN
Weaponry is all the weapons that a group or country has or that are available to it.
...rich nations, armed with superior weaponry.
  • American English: weaponry
  • Brazilian Portuguese: potencial bélico
  • Chinese: > 所有武器一个团体、国家所拥有或可供使用的
  • European Spanish: armamento
  • French: armement
  • German: Waffen
  • Italian: armi
  • Japanese: >すべての兵器集団や国が持つ
  • Korean: 무기류
  • European Portuguese: potencial bélico
  • Spanish: armamento

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