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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (carrying weapons)
a. armado
Armed pirates swarmed over the gunwales of the naval ship.Piratas armados treparon en masa por la borda del buque de la marina.
2. (involving weapons)
a. armado
Jorge joined the armed struggle against the dictator after they attacked his village.Jorge se unió a la lucha armada contra el dictador después que atacaron a su pueblo.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. armado
The reporter arrived at the press conference armed with compromising information about the politician.La reportera llegó a la rueda de prensa armada de información comprometedora sobre el político.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. armado(a)
to be armedestar armado(a)
armed forcesfuerzas armadas
armed robberyatraco a mano armada
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armed [ɑːmd]
[+conflict, struggle, resistance] armado
their men were not armed sus hombres no iban armados; their men were heavily armed sus hombres iban bien provistos de armas; armed guards guardias (m) armados
much of the food aid has been looted by armed gangs Aidid's men could put up armed resistance if the UN tries to run the port they have adopted a policy of armed resistance
the armed forces las fuerzas armadas
armed robbery robo (m) a mano armada
armed with sth armado de or con algo
they were armed with machine guns iban armados de or con ametralladoras; she came armed with reams of statistics vino armada de or con páginas y páginas de estadísticas
a helicopter armed with missiles armed only with a microphone she went to the meeting armed with figures armed with this information, he managed to convince them I hurried to the shop armed with my chequebook armies of peasants armed with guns the thugs were armed with knives they have come armed with plenty of examples to support their case
the missile was armed with a conventional warhead el misil estaba equipado de or con una cabeza convencional
armed to the teeth armado hasta los dientes
every single man you see in the street is armed to the teeth they jump out of the bushes, armed to the teeth, and shout at drivers, 'Your car or your life.'
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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