Definition of munition in English:


Line breaks: mu|ni¦tion
Pronunciation: /mjʊˈnɪʃ(ə)n


  • Military weapons, ammunition, equipment, and stores: reserves of nuclear, chemical, and conventional munitions (as modifier munition) munition factories
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    • Weapons, munitions and other equipment were all produced to support naval operations.
    • About 28 percent of the United States Air Forces in Europe's munitions are stored at the site.
    • In their civilian jobs, they work for a contractor clearing weapons ranges of unexploded munitions.


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  • Supply with munitions: it never had the defence industry necessary to equip or munition its forces



noun ( • rare )
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  • Mrs. Pankhurst said that the women munitioners should have equal pay with men.


late Middle English (denoting a granted right or privilege): from French, from Latin munitio(n-) 'fortification', from munire 'fortify or secure'.

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