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[ih-kwip-muh nt] /ɪˈkwɪp mənt/

anything kept, furnished, or provided for a specific purpose.
the act of a person or thing.
the state of being .
the personal knowledge and skill required for a task, occupation, etc.:
He has the necessary equipment for law.
the rolling stock of a railroad.
an act or instance of equipping
the items so provided
a set of tools, devices, kit, etc, assembled for a specific purpose, such as a soldier’s kit and weapons

1717, “things equipped;” 1748, “action of equipping;” from equip + -ment, or from French équipement. Superseding earlier equipage.


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