military campaign

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.military campaign - several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)military 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Her simple way of life as a farmer's wife and mother is ripped apart by the British military campaign with the Boers.
The United States Congress has voted to end American involvement in the Yemen war, rebuffing the Trump administration's support for the military campaign led by Saudi Arabia.The bill now heads to President Donald Trump, who's expected to veto it.
Summary: Tel Aviv [Israel], May 29 (ANI): Israel is prepared for the broad military campaign in Gaza against Hamas, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday (local time).
This was the result of a sustained military campaign by Pakistan, which has not only driven away local militants but also their Haqqani cohorts, said a senior military officer, who is now spearheading efforts to consolidate the operation gains.
Since the military campaign links the political objective to military ways and means, he claims the outcome of the campaign was a given--even before the first shot.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- War crimes investigators called on the UN Human Rights Council to provide them with the opportunity to continue a probe into the "extremely alarming" situation in Yemen, irrespective of resistance from Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies that are involved in an atrocious military campaign against the impoverished Arab country.
The Israeli minister of internal security, Gilad Erdan said on Thursday that Israel was approaching a broad military campaign against Hamas in Gaza.
Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth said that amid pressure from Egypt and fear of an Israeli military campaign in the Gaza Strip, Hamas ordered its fighters on the ground to stop firing kites and balloons.
Last month, the Yemeni government forces, supported by a Saudi-led alliance, unleashed a military campaign aimed at expelling Al Houthis from Hodeida and its crucial port.
On the same day of the celebration, the military spokesperson announced that three military personnel have been killed in an ongoing military campaign.
Pakistan has rid its soil of all terrorist sanctuaries, including those of Haqqani Network through a well-thought-out military campaign, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations Asif Ghafoor said in an interview with UAE media.Maj-Gen Ghafoor toldGulf Newsthat Pakistan has taken action against terrorists of all shades and kinds, including the Haqqani Network, which was also the main concern of the United States.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said the military campaign to retake Marawi City from terrorists dragged on for weeks because he ordered the military to spare mosques and other Islamic shrines and prevent a backlash against millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Arabic countries.