Campaign - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end (syn: cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement)
- several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
- an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa) (syn: safari)
- 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 (syn: agitate, crusade, fight, press, push)
- go on a campaign; go off to war
The group launched a campaign to protect the area from commercial development.
The university is organizing a campaign to attract a more diverse student population.
She campaigned to save the town library.
He campaigned hard to get more funding.
a time when women were campaigning for the right to vote
I campaigned for her when she ran for governor.
You will campaign in the Sudan.
Many women are campaigning for sexual equality.
Florida was a key state in his campaign for re-election.
Jones ran a good campaign.
He raised nearly $30 million in campaign funds.
Police have launched a campaign to crack down on drug dealers.
a group campaigning against the destruction of the rainforests
The government has lounched a campaign against drunken drivers.
They are campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty [against the death penalty].
present participle: campaigning
past tense: campaigned
past participle: campaigned