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armed

adjective armatus, bristling with arms, equipped with arms, fortified, furnished with weapons, in arms, issued weapons, panoplied, provided with arms, supplied with arms, under arms, well-armed
Associated concepts: armed burglary, armed felony, armed forces, armed guards
Foreign phrases: Arma in armatos sumere jura sinunt.The laws permit the taking up of arms against armed persons. Ligna et lapides sub “armorum” appellatione non contiientur. Sticks and stones are not included within the defiiition of “arms.”
See also: defensible, ready, safe
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armed forces are engaging in (or have engaged in) combat.
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