Examples of war chest in a Sentence
The candidate held fund-raising dinners to build up his war chest.
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In the race for attorney general, two Republicans and two Democrats are amassing substantial war chests for the upcoming campaign.
Duggan has also raised a war chest of $2.2 million in comparison to state Sen. Coleman Young II's $39,000.
Businessman Brian Flynn’s million-dollar campaign war chest includes more than $695,000 of his own money.
After Ronald Koeman was given a war chest following the £75m sale of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, fans were excited to see their squad rebuilt from the ground up, with hopes of bringing in a world-class replacement for Lukaku.
Charlotte Republican Kenny Smith has continued to outraise Democrat Vi Lyles, giving him a bigger war chest than any mayoral candidate in years and a near constant presence on the airwaves.
Researchers from security firm F5 said that with further additions to the exploit war chest, the botnet may eventually be able to infect as many as 3.5 million devices.
With the makeover, Hess is building a war chest to help develop a discovery off the coast of Guyana in South America that may hold the equivalent of 2.5 billion barrels of oil, according to company estimates.
Heading into the stretch run in the election for two open judgeships on the North Shore, Alan Zaunbrecher had the largest remaining war chest of any of the four candidates.
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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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