Meaning of military-industrial complex

mil'i•tar•y-in•dus'tri•al com'plex

Pronunciation: (mil'i-ter"ē-in-dus'trē-ul), [key]
  1. a network of a nation's military force together with all of the industries that support it.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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