a country's military establishment and the industries that produce arms and other military equipment
"we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex"--Dwight David Eisenhower
The armed forces of a nation together with the industries that supply their weapons and materiel.
The numerical value of military-industrial complex in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of military-industrial complex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Why over her political career has Wall Street been a major, the major campaign contributor to Hillary Clinton? Maybe they're dumb and they don't know what they're going to get, but I don't think so, i have never heard a candidate, never, who has received huge amounts of money from oil, from coal, from Wall Street from the military industrial complex, not one candidate -- 'Oh these, these campaign contributions will not influence me.' But why do they make millions of dollars of campaign contributions? They expect to get something, everybody knows that.
Images & Illustrations of military-industrial complex
Find a translation for the military-industrial complex definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these military-industrial complex definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"military-industrial complex." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 24 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/military-industrial complex>.