war chest


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war chest

n.
1. An accumulation of funds to finance a war effort.
2. A fund reserved for a particular purpose such as a political campaign.

war chest

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a fund collected for a specific purpose, such as an election campaign

war′ chest`


n.
money set aside for a particular purpose, as a political campaign.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.war chest - a fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
fund, monetary fund - a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
Translations
rahastosotakassa
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