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noun ar·se·nal \ ˈärs-nəl , ˈär-sə- \

Definition of arsenal

1 a :an establishment for the manufacture or storage of arms and military equipment
  • The city is home to a federal arsenal.
b :a collection of weapons
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

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Origin and Etymology of arsenal

Italian arsenale, ultimately from Arabic dār ṣināʽa house of manufacture

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ARSENAL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of arsenal for English Language Learners

  • : a collection of weapons

  • : a place where weapons are made or stored

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


ARSENAL Defined for Kids

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noun ar·se·nal \ ˈärs-nəl , ˈär-sə- \

Definition of arsenal for Students

:a place where military equipment is made and stored


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