munitions

 /mjuːˈnɪʃənz/

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
mu•ni•tion /myuˈnɪʃən/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. MilitaryUsually,munitions. [plural] materials used in war, esp. weapons and ammunition.

v. [+ object]
  1. Militaryto provide with munitions.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
mu•ni•tion  (myo̅o̅ nishən), 
n. 
  1. MilitaryUsually,munitions. materials used in war, esp. weapons and ammunition.
  2. Militarymaterial or equipment for carrying on any undertaking.

v.t. 
  1. Militaryto provide with munitions.
Etymology:
  • Latin mūnītiōn- (stem of mūnītiō) a fortifying, equivalent. to mūnīt(us) fortified (see munite) + -iōn- -ion
  • 1525–35


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

munitions /mjuːˈnɪʃənz/ pl n
  1. (sometimes singular) military equipment and stores, esp ammunition



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