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e·quip / iˈkwip/ • v. (e·quipped, e·quip·ping) [tr.] supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose: all bedrooms are equipped with a color TV. ∎  prepare (someone) mentally for a particular situation or task: I don't think he's equipped for the modern age.ORIGIN: early 16th cent.: from French équiper, probably from Old Norse skipa ‘to man (a ship),’ from skip ‘ship.’

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