Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fund to finance a war
  • n. A fund for some special purpose, such as a political campaign

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)

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Examples

  • By valuing each dollar of Cisco’s sales at 5.5 times that of its not-exactly-undervalued peers, investors boosted Cisco’s vast war chest of what analysts called Cisco dollars—that is, highly valued shares of stock.

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