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Definition of weaponize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

weaponize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈwepənaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwepənaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they weaponize
BrE BrE//ˈwepənaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwepənaɪz//
 
he / she / it weaponizes
BrE BrE//ˈwepənaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwepənaɪzɪz//
 
past simple weaponized
BrE BrE//ˈwepənaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwepənaɪzd//
 
past participle weaponized
BrE BrE//ˈwepənaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwepənaɪzd//
 
-ing form weaponizing
BrE BrE//ˈwepənaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwepənaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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weaponize something to make something suitable for use as a weapon They may have weaponized quantities of anthrax.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: weaponize