war machine
  • (British) IPA: /ˈwɔː məˌʃiːn/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈwɔːɹ məˌʃiːn/

war machine (plural war machines)

  1. An individual weapon for war, especially a mechanical one such as a siege engine or tank.
  2. The military resources of a belligerent country considered as a whole.
    The German war machine was more powerful than that of the allies at the start of the war.
    The United States has a powerful war machine at each one of her army bases.
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