Definition of war establishment in English:

war establishment

Line breaks: war es¦tab|lish|ment

noun

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.
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  • They are more likely to be used either as replacements or to backfill Regular units up to their war establishment strength.
  • In four other areas the drug policy reform movement has launched offensives to target the drug war establishment at its weak points.
  • It was a division between the old cold war establishment and the radical policies of the neo-conservatives.

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