un·​arm | \ ˌən-ˈärm \
unarmed; unarming; unarms

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Mckesson and his group already knew that African Americans are disproportionately affected by police violence and more likely to be unarmed when killed. Tyrone Beason / Columnist, The Seattle Times, "‘When is it OK for the police to kill someone you love?’, BLM’s McKesson pivots from ‘awareness’ to the ‘fix’," 16 Sep. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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