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war chest

Translation of war chest in Spanish:

noun

  • fondos (masculine plural) destinados a un fin especial
    Example sentences
    • War bonds essentially fund a war chest that is voluntarily filled by the public.
    • Rumours persist to the present day that the Russian Preobrazhenskiy Guard buried its war chest on the battlefield, and amateur treasure hunters often visit the site in search of this hoard.
    • Since wars had to be paid for, governments needed a war chest, particularly as their tax base was narrow and financial credit in short supply.

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.