military operations for a specific objective.
Obsolete. the military operations of an army in the field for one season.
a systematic course of aggressive activities for some specific purpose:
a sales campaign.
the competition by rival political candidates and organizations for public office.
to serve in or go on a campaign:
He planned to campaign for the candidate. He campaigned in France.
to race (a horse, boat, car, etc.) in a number or series of competitions.
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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
(military) a number of complementary operations aimed at achieving a single objective, usually constrained by time or geographic area
(intransitive) often foll by for. to conduct, serve in, or go on a campaign
a disk-shaped pin worn by a supporter of a political candidate, usually bearing the name of the candidate and often a slogan or the candidate’s picture.
money collected and set aside for use in a campaign, especially a political one; a campaign fund. a low chest of drawers having handles at each side for lifting.
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money for a campaign, as of a political candidate, usually acquired through contributions by supporters. Contemporary Examples Why Bloomberg’s Latest Gun Gambit Probably Won’t Work David Freedlander June 19, 2013