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cam·paign

 (kăm-pān′)
n.
1. A series of military operations undertaken to achieve a large-scale objective during a war: Grant's Vicksburg campaign secured the entire Mississippi for the Union.
2. An operation or series of operations energetically pursued to accomplish a purpose: an advertising campaign for a new product; a candidate's political campaign.
intr.v. cam·paigned, cam·paign·ing, cam·paigns
To engage in an operation planned to achieve a certain goal: an army that campaigned across the entire continent; a group that campaigned for human rights.

[French campagne, from Italian campagna, field, military operation, from Late Latin campānia, open country, battlefield, from Latin campus, field; see campus.]

cam·paign′er n.

campaign

(kæmˈpeɪn)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a series of coordinated activities, such as public speaking and demonstrating, designed to achieve a social, political, or commercial goal: a presidential campaign; an advertising campaign.
2. (Military) military a number of complementary operations aimed at achieving a single objective, usually constrained by time or geographic area
vb
(often foll by: for) to conduct, serve in, or go on a campaign
[C17: from French campagne open country, from Italian campagna, from Late Latin campānia, from Latin campus field]
camˈpaigner n

cam•paign

(kæmˈpeɪn)

n.
1. a series of military operations for a specific objective, esp. as part of a war.
2. a systematic course of aggressive activities for some specific purpose: a sales campaign.
v.i.
3. to serve in or go on a campaign.
adj.
4. of or designating furniture characteristically having metal strips on the corners and handles on the sides: a campaign chest.
[1620–30; < French campagne < Italian campagna < Late Latin campānia level district]
cam•paign′er, n.

campaign

- First meant an open tract of land, from Latin campus, "level ground," and the change to a military meaning came from troops "taking the field"—moving from fortress or town to open country—from which the political sense evolved, referring to the organized efforts of office-seekers to sway public opinion or influence their vote at an upcoming election.
See also related terms for troops.

campaign

A series of related military operations aimed at accomplishing a strategic or operational objective within a given time and space. See also campaign plan.

campaign


Past participle: campaigned
Gerund: campaigning

Imperative
campaign
campaign
Present
I campaign
you campaign
he/she/it campaigns
we campaign
you campaign
they campaign
Preterite
I campaigned
you campaigned
he/she/it campaigned
we campaigned
you campaigned
they campaigned
Present Continuous
I am campaigning
you are campaigning
he/she/it is campaigning
we are campaigning
you are campaigning
they are campaigning
Present Perfect
I have campaigned
you have campaigned
he/she/it has campaigned
we have campaigned
you have campaigned
they have campaigned
Past Continuous
I was campaigning
you were campaigning
he/she/it was campaigning
we were campaigning
you were campaigning
they were campaigning
Past Perfect
I had campaigned
you had campaigned
he/she/it had campaigned
we had campaigned
you had campaigned
they had campaigned
Future
I will campaign
you will campaign
he/she/it will campaign
we will campaign
you will campaign
they will campaign
Future Perfect
I will have campaigned
you will have campaigned
he/she/it will have campaigned
we will have campaigned
you will have campaigned
they will have campaigned
Future Continuous
I will be campaigning
you will be campaigning
he/she/it will be campaigning
we will be campaigning
you will be campaigning
they will be campaigning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been campaigning
you have been campaigning
he/she/it has been campaigning
we have been campaigning
you have been campaigning
they have been campaigning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been campaigning
you will have been campaigning
he/she/it will have been campaigning
we will have been campaigning
you will have been campaigning
they will have been campaigning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been campaigning
you had been campaigning
he/she/it had been campaigning
we had been campaigning
you had been campaigning
they had been campaigning
Conditional
I would campaign
you would campaign
he/she/it would campaign
we would campaign
you would campaign
they would campaign
Past Conditional
I would have campaigned
you would have campaigned
he/she/it would have campaigned
we would have campaigned
you would have campaigned
they would have campaigned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.campaign - a race between candidates for elective officecampaign - a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
race - any competition; "the race for the presidency"
campaign for governor, governor's race - a race for election to the governorship
senate campaign, senate race - a race for election to the senate
2.campaign - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular endcampaign - 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 the war effort"
venture - any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
ad blitz, ad campaign, advertising campaign - an organized program of advertisements
anti-war movement - a campaign against entering or continuing a war
charm campaign - a campaign of flattery and friendliness (by a company, politician, etc.) to become more popular and gain support
consumerism - a movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers
campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaign - the campaign of a candidate to be elected
fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effort - a campaign to raise money for some cause
feminist movement, women's lib, women's liberation movement, feminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for women
gay lib, gay liberation movement - the movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression
lost cause - a defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable
reform - a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices; "the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians"
war - a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"
youth crusade, youth movement - political or religious or social reform movement or agitation consisting chiefly of young people
3.campaign - several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)campaign - several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
expedition, hostile expedition, military expedition - a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
4.campaign - an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)campaign - an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
expedition - a journey organized for a particular purpose
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Verb1.campaign - run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
race, run - compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
stump - travel through a district and make political speeches; "the candidate stumped the Northeast"
rerun - run again for office; "Bush wants to rerun in 1996"
whistlestop - tour the country in order to solicit votes for an election
cross-file, register - have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
2.campaign - exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or personcampaign - 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 favorite candidate"
advertize, advertise, promote, push - make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
3.campaign - go on a campaign; go off to war
crusade - go on a crusade; fight a holy war

campaign

noun
1. drive, appeal, movement, push (informal), offensive, crusade A new campaign has begun to encourage more people to become blood donors.
2. operation, drive, attack, movement, push, offensive, expedition, crusade, jihad The General's campaign against the militia has so far failed.
verb
1. crusade, press, push, encourage, urge, boost, petition, back We are campaigning for law reform.
2. canvass, solicit votes, electioneer The parties can campaign for votes as long as they do so peacefully.

campaign

noun
An organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
Translations
حَمْلَةحَمْلَةٌحَمْلَةٌ عَسْكَرِيَّهيَقومُ بِحَمْلَةٍ
кампания
kampaňtaženíagitovat
kampagnefelttogføre en kampagne
kampanjakampanjoidasotaretkisotia
kampanja
hadjáratkampánykampányolmozgalomban részt vesz
herferîheyja baráttu fyrir, berjast
運動
캠페인
kampanijakampanijos dalyviskaro žygisvajusvykdyti kampaniją
kampaņakaragājienspiedalīties kampaņāsarīkot kampaņu
ťaženieviesť kampaň
akcijaboriti sekampanja
kampanj
การรณรงค์
chiến dịch

campaign

[kæmˈpeɪn]
A. N (Mil) (fig) → campaña f
election campaigncampaña f electoral
B. VI (Mil) (fig) → hacer campaña
to campaign for/againsthacer campaña a favor de/en contra de
C. CPD campaign trail Nrecorrido m electoral
campaign worker Ncolaborador(a) m/f en una campaña política

campaign

[ˌkæmˈpeɪn]
n
(military)campagne f
(political, for publicity)campagne f
a campaign against sth → une campagne contre qch
a campaign to get sth done → une campagne pour faire faire qch
a campaign to get the prisoners released → une campagne pour faire libérer les prisonniers
vi
[activist] to campaign for sth → faire campagne pour qch
to campaign against sth → faire campagne contre qch
[soldiers] → faire campagne

campaign

n
(Mil) → Feldzug m, → Kampagne f (old); Hitler’s Russian campaignHitlers Russlandfeldzug m
(fig)Kampagne f, → Aktion f; (= election campaign)Feldzug m, → Kampagne f; campaign headquarters (Pol) → Wahlkampfzentrale f
vi
(Mil) → kämpfen, Krieg führen; campaigning in Ruritaniaim Einsatz in Ruritanien
(fig) (→ für) (→ gegen) → sich einsetzen, sich starkmachen (inf), → agitieren; (outdoors also) → auf die Straße gehen; (politician, candidate)im Wahlkampf stehen, den Wahlkampf führen; (supporters)Wahlwerbung treiben; we were out on the streets campaigningwir waren auf der Straße im Einsatz

campaign

[kæmˈpeɪn]
1. n (Mil, Pol) → campagna
2. vi (Mil) (also) (fig) to campaign (for/against)fare una campagna (per/contro)

campaign

(kӕmˈpein) noun
1. the operations of an army while fighting in one area or for one purpose. the Burma campaign in the Second World War.
2. a series of organized actions in support of a cause. a campaign against smoking.
verb
to take part in a campaign. He has campaigned against smoking for years.
camˈpaigner noun

campaign

حَمْلَة kampaň kampagne Kampagne εκστρατεία campaña kampanja campagne kampanja campagna 運動 캠페인 campagne kampanje kampania campanha кампания kampanj การรณรงค์ kampanya chiến dịch 宣传活动

campaign

n campaña; anti-smoking — campaña antitabaco, campaña contra el tabaco; vaccination — campaña de vacunación
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