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Dictionary definition for: Campaign

1. (n) a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor" "he is raising money for a Senate run"

2. (v) run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who''s running for treasurer this year?"

3. (n) 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

4. (v) 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 fa

5. (n) several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)

6. (v) go on a campaign; go off to war

7. (n) an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)

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