verb (re-equips, re-equipping, re-equipped)[with object]
Provide with new equipment: the mill was re-equipped with modern machinery
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- Its initial efforts have been to try and bridge the gap between the great need for quality working equipment in the developing world and the tremendous waste of UK equipment discarded when dentists re-equip their surgeries.
- Although the force had re-equipped itself to deal with riots in the future, he said the new measures had come too late.
- He promised next month's spending review would improve science education, re-equip laboratories in colleges and universities, fund research in key areas and invest in regional technical developments.
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- He was responsible for carrying out a major programme of workshop re-equipment.
- But though he was brave, and active in pushing through the re-equipment of his forces by the Americans, Giraud was arrogant and lacked any political sense.
- This war seemed to vindicate the massive programme of naval expansion and re-equipment that had been pursued since the end of the previous one in 1763.
Definition of re-equip in:
- The US English dictionary