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  Definition of campaign
  1. an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
  2. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to
  3. several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
  4. a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
  5. go on a campaign; go off to war
  6. run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who''s running for treasurer this year?"
  7. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women''s rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his fa
Similar Words: hunting expedition, safari, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort, military campaign, political campaign, run, take the field, fight, press, push, agitate

 

Hyponyms: advertising campaign, ad campaign, ad blitz, anti-war movement, consumerism, campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaign, ecumenical movement, fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effort, feminist movement, feminism, women's liberation movement, women's lib, gay liberation movement, gay lib, lost cause, reform, war, youth movement, youth crusade, expedition, military expedition, hostile expedition, Dardanelles, Dardanelles campaign, Okinawa, Okinawa campaign, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Wilderness Campaign, governor's race, campaign for governor, senate campaign, senate race, crusade, stump, rerun, whistlestop, cross-file, register

 

Grouped Verbs: advertise, advertize, promote, push

 

Entailments: war

 

Derivational Morphology: drive, get, aim, tug, labor, labour, push, repel, repulse, force back, push back, beat back, force, ram, crusade, fight, press, agitate, take the field, run, military campaign, political campaign, campaigner, candidate, nominee, energy, get-up-and-go, cause, movement, effort, champion, fighter, hero, paladin, reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: кампания   Dutch: campagne  
Finnish: kampanja   French: campagne  
German: Kampagne   Hebrew: מערכה  
Italian: campagna   Lithuanian: kampanija  
Russian: кампания   Serbian: pohod  
Spanish: campaña   Swedish: kampanj  
 
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