war-chest

war chest

noun
money set aside or scheduled for a particular purpose or activity, as for a political campaign or organizational drive.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism

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war chest
 
n
a fund collected for a specific purpose, such as an election campaign

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war chest definition


  1. n.
    a political campaign fund. : They say the vice president has more than one million dollars in his war chest.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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