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war chest

n. a political campaign fund. They say the vice president has more than one million dollars in his war chest.
See also: chest, war
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Parijat Industries,a manufacturer of high quality agrochemical formulations is one of India's leading branded agrochemical exporters with a formidable war chest of international brands and registered trademarks.
War Chest somehow just ends up being a little dull and boring - which is really quite astounding for a Tower Defense game.
Carolyn Berlin has a war chest of $21,776, including $15,526 in a personal loan.
Its war chest was tiny compared to Labour, who raised pounds 9m, the Conservatives, who raised pounds 8m and the Liberal Democrats, who attracted pounds 4.
They are also raising money for a legal war chest should the Bennett plant be given ministry approval without the benefit of extensive and wide-ranging public hearings.
Helms's dwindling reelection war chest has many speculating that this term may be his last.
The consensus was that BNA, with its huge cash war chest, views this as an important stragegic move, particularly with the decision of the two principals, Wayne and Marshall Cooper, to remain on board.
For example, a direct writer intent on building a war chest for acquisitions might seek reinsurance to free up capital efficiently, quietly and at little cost by ceding business that has been on its books, Woodring said.
Sir Dominic Cadbury's leaves the firm in robust shape and with a fat war chest.
This study extends our understanding of political competition by investigating the impact of an incumbent's war chest on a challenger's decision to mount a campaign.
Furthermore, the forward five year CAPEX plans and committed acquisition war chest of [euro] 50 million give no reason to believe that this situation will not recur in future years, despite the further recent downward revision in earnings guidance by the Company.
Abbott, a Republican who is running for a second term, amassed the war chest after raising over $9 million in the second half of 2017, his campaign announced Thursday.
He also dismissed suggestions BA was building a war chest in case of summer strikes.
the DVLA has set a pounds 10,000 reserve on 1 O - seen by many private plate enthusiasts as arguably one of the last great registrations from the DVLA's 30 million-strong war chest.
Carphone Warehouse will retain its broadband operation and plans to use the cash made from the transaction to further develop its fixed line business and reportedly fund a war chest to snap up struggling rivals.