arms race meaning
- Noun: arms race
- A competition between nations to have the most powerful armaments
Derived forms: arms races
Type of: race
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- every effort should be made to halt the arms race.
- arms races have a quantitative and a qualitative aspects.
- the price of running this arms race to the end is death.
- the superpowers are putting the arms race into reverse.
- nuclear buildup was unlike any other arms race in history.