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1. An accumulation of funds to finance a war effort.
2. A fund reserved for a particular purpose such as a political campaign.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a fund collected for a specific purpose, such as an election campaign
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money set aside for a particular purpose, as a political campaign.
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|Noun||1.||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
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