economic warfare


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economic warfare

[‚ek·ə′näm·ik ′wȯr‚fer]
(ordnance)
The defensive use in peacetime, as well as during a war, of any means by military and civilian agencies to maintain or expand the economic potential for war of a nation and its (probable) allies; and, conversely, the offensive use of any measure in peace or war to diminish or neutralize the economic potential for war of the (likely) enemy nation and its accomplices.
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