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Noun: campaign  kam'peyn
  1. A race between candidates for elective office
    "I managed his campaign for governor";
    - political campaign, run
  2. A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    "he supported populist campaigns";
    - cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort
  3. (military) several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
    - military campaign
Verb: campaign  kam'peyn
  1. Stand or compete for an office or a position
    "Who's campaigning for treasurer this year?";
    - run
  2. 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
    "She is campaigning for women's rights";
    - crusade, fight, press, push, agitate
  3. Go on a campaign; go off to war
    - take the field

Derived forms: campaigned, campaigns, campaigning

Type of: advertise, advertize [US, non-standard], flack [N. Amer, informal], military operation, op [informal], operation, promote, push, race, run, venture

Encyclopedia: Campaign, Tennessee