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arsenal

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noun ar·se·nal \ˈärs-nəl, ˈär-sə-\

Simple Definition of arsenal

  • : a collection of weapons

  • : a place where weapons are made or stored

  • : a group of things or people that are available to be used

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of arsenal

  1. 1 a :  an establishment for the manufacture or storage of arms and military equipment b :  a collection of weapons

  2. 2 :  store, repertoire <the team's arsenal of veteran players>

Examples of arsenal in a sentence

  1. The city is home to a federal arsenal.

  2. Doctors have a broad arsenal of medicines to choose from.

  3. the team's arsenal of veteran players



Origin and Etymology of arsenal

Italian arsenale, ultimately from Arabic dār ṣināʽa house of manufacture


First Known Use: 1555


ARSENAL Defined for Kids

arsenal

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noun ar·se·nal \ˈärs-nəl, ˈär-sə-\

Definition of arsenal for Students

  1. :  a place where military equipment is made and stored





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