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
DiMasi lacks the big campaign war chest amassed by one of her primary opponents, commercial real estate developer Perry Gershon.
Frick, who opted for traditional campaign financing over the county’s new public campaign finance system, had the smallest war chest among the six Democratic candidates about five weeks before the primary.
But Feinstein is still fairly popular in the state and has a war chest with millions.
Without a competitive primary, McCready has a war chest that exceeded Pittenger's by $1 million.
However, questions remain over the abilities of Dejan Lovren and Joël Matip, while the Reds still have a hefty war chest after the sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona.
Abbott, who has a campaign war chest totaling more than $40 million while Democrats have struggled to top the million-dollar threshold, is running in his first reelection campaign.
The only other candidate for the southeastern 6th District who has a significant war chest is Republican businessman Jonathan Lamb of Muncie.
Wochit COLUMBUS - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has a more-than $10.5 million war chest for the GOP primary, leading his competitor Lt.
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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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