Examples of war chest in a Sentence
The candidate held fund-raising dinners to build up his war chest.
Recent Examples of war chest from the Web
Paxton, who has more than$5 million in his campaign war chest, loaned Angela Paxton's campaign the half million dollars Wednesday, according to campaign filings.
San Francisco 49ers — none: With apologies to RB Carlos Hyde and S Eric Reid, there are better ways for the Niners to distribute their cap war chest even after securing QB Jimmy Garoppolo.
Altman, for instance, has more than $158,000 in her war chest.
Republican Earl Lackie reported adding $8,000 of his own money to his campaign war chest.
Newsom has been campaigning for three years and sits on a formidable campaign war chest of $16 million.
Glencore Plc, which traditionally favored stuffing its war chest over rewarding shareholders, surprised the market with a $2.9 billion payout Wednesday.
All have sparse funding, compared with campaigns in previous years, compared to Abbott's $43 million campaign war chest -- the largest in state history.
On Sunday, McCarthy held a fund-raiser at the Irish American Heritage Center on the northwest side, where a few hundred guests paid $100 to pad a potential campaign war chest.
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Financial Definition of WAR CHEST
What It Is
A war chest is the cash set aside to deal with unexpected changes in a business environment or to take advantage of a sudden opportunity.
How It Works
Uncertainties, unexpected events and opportunities occur regularly in business environments. In most cases, these events cost money or jeopardize revenues. The ability of a business to handle these unexpected cash needs may mean the difference between success and failure, between new growth and missed opportunities. For example, a business may use a war chest to attempt a takeover of a competitor.
WAR CHEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of war chest for English Language Learners
: an amount of money that can be used by a government to pay for a war
: an amount of money intended for a specific purpose, action, or campaign
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