- ar|mour|yBrE armory AmE [ˈa:məri US ˈa:r-] n plural armouries1.) a place where weapons are stored2.) all the skills, information etc someone has available to achieve something▪ Interest rates have become powerful weapons in the government's armoury.
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armoury — n. 1. a collection of resources. Syn: armory, inventory. [WordNet 1.5] 2. all the weapons and equipment that a country has. Syn: arsenal, armory. [WordNet 1.5] 3. a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
armoury — (n.) British English spelling of ARMORY (Cf. armory) (q.v.); for suffix, see OR (Cf. or) … Etymology dictionary
armoury — (US armory) ► NOUN (pl. armouries) 1) a store or supply of arms. 2) a set of resources available for a particular purpose … English terms dictionary
armoury — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)məri[/t]] armouries (in AM, use armory) 1) N COUNT: usu supp N A country s armoury is all the weapons and military equipment that it has. Nuclear weapons will play a less prominent part in NATO s armoury in the future... Delegates… … English dictionary
armoury — UK [ˈɑː(r)mərɪ] / US [ˈɑrmərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms armoury : singular armoury plural armouries 1) a) a building where weapons are kept b) the amount or types of weapons that a country has proposals to reduce our nuclear armoury 2)… … English dictionary
armoury — chiefly British variant of armory … New Collegiate Dictionary
armoury — noun a) A place where arms are kept, an arsenal. b) A collection of weapons and materiel … Wiktionary
Armoury — The place in which armour was deposited when not used (Neh. 3:19; Jer. 50:25). At first each man of the Hebrews had his own arms, because all went to war. There were no arsenals or magazines for arms till the time of David, who had a large… … Easton's Bible Dictionary
armoury — ar|mour|y [ arməri ] the British spelling of armory … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
armoury — arÂ·mourÂ·y || É‘ËmÉ™rÉª n. place where arms are manufactured; place where arms are stored, arsenal … English contemporary dictionary