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  • verb Present participle of rearm.

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Examples

  • "A long-term rearming of Georgia is going on," he said.

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  • Though Armitage had promoted the idea of rearming opposition forces in Afghanistan, he wasn’t enthusiastic about Chalabi.

    Plan of Attack

  • Though Armitage had promoted the idea of rearming opposition forces in Afghanistan, he wasn’t enthusiastic about Chalabi.

    Plan of Attack

  • And then this week, the current Kremlin incumbent, Dmitry Medvedev, goes and announces that he's "rearming" Russia, using the very word - "rearmament" - that Europe fretted over and feared all through its short 20-year peace between the first and second world wars.

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  • With fighting continuing in Misrata and regime forces pushing east as far as the strategic town of Ajdabiya, the issue of rearming has become paramount.

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  • Israel has for years said Hezbollah is rearming and has set up "rocket villages" in southern Lebanon.

    Israel releases map of 1,000 Hezbollah sites

  • Once they realized how much oil was buried beneath those coastal waters, they started recruiting and rearming.

    Gideon’s war

  • Former commanders from Afghanistan's Northern Alliance told the The Sunday Telegraphthat non-Pashtun warlords were rearming their militias in response to these discussions for fear their old enemies might return to power.

    Michael Hughes: Saving Afghanistan Requires Smashing Dangerous Delusions

  • After all, only a hopelessly dysfunctional, politically riven and terminally confused and irresolute society would respond to naked aggression by an oppressive Arab tyranny against its neighbor by launching a large-scale invasion, only to abruptly end hostilities with the aggressor government intact and still in power, settling instead for a long-term blockade to prevent the aggressor from rearming.

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  • In the aftermath of the Gaza conflict, he emphasized his determination to work to help consolidate the ceasefire by establishing an effective anti-smuggling regime to prevent Hamas from rearming, and facilitating in partnership with the Palestinian Authority a major reconstruction effort for Palestinians in Gaza.

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