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campaign

cam·paign

campaign

 
 
pronunciation:
kaem peIn
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a military operation organized to achieve specific objectives.
He led a successful military campaign against the invaders.Napoleon's campaign into Russia was a failure.
synonyms:
operation
similar words:
action, battle, maneuver, mission, movement, offensive, tactics, war
definition 2: a systematic, concerted set of activities undertaken for a particular purpose.
We're launching a new advertising campaign for this product.They're on a campaign to raise money for the Red Cross.
synonyms:
crusade, drive
similar words:
effort, endeavor, movement, operation, push, tactics, war
definition 3: a political competition for elective public office.
Her campaign for governor was a great success.
synonyms:
race
similar words:
competition, election
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: campaigned, campaigning, campaigns
definition: to be actively involved in a campaign.
Bill Clinton campaigned for president in 1996.
 
synonyms:
electioneer, run
similar words:
barnstorm, compete, drum up, solicit, stump, whistle-stop
derivation: campaigner (n.)
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