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the military-industrial complexnoun [S]

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the ​armedforces and the ​industries that ​supply them, ​considered as a ​stronginfluence on ​governmentdecisions and ​actions: He ​believes there is a ​right-wingconspiracyorganized by the CIA and the military-industrial ​complex to ​maneuver the ​country into another ​war.
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