Definitions for Campaignkæmˈpeɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a series of military operations for a specific objective, esp. as part of a war.
a systematic course of aggressive activities for some specific purpose: a sales campaign.
(v.i.)to serve in or go on a campaign.
(adj.)of or designating furniture characteristically having metal strips on the corners and handles on the sides:
a campaign chest.
Origin of campaign:
1620–30; < F campagne < It campagna < LL campānia level district
political campaign, campaign, run(noun)
a race between candidates for elective office
"I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort(noun)
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 the war effort"
campaign, military campaign(noun)
several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
campaign, hunting expedition, safari(verb)
an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
"Who's running for treasurer this year?"
crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate(verb)
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 favorite candidate"
campaign, take the field(verb)
go on a campaign; go off to war
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a series of actions organized to achieve a political, economic, or social goal
an advertising campaign; the 2012 election campaign; a campaign to raise awareness; a campaign for/against sth
a series of military actions organized to achieve a goal
***a military campaign
to work toward winning an election
He's campaigning in the South
to organize a series of actions to achieve a goal
campaigning for/against legalizing abortion
A series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal; as, an election campaign, a military campaign, an advertising campaign.
The company is targeting children in their latest advertising campaign.
To take part in a campaign.
She campaigned for better social security.
Origin: From campagne, from campagna, from campania, from campus.
an open field; a large, open plain without considerable hills. SeeChampaign
a connected series of military operations forming a distinct stage in a war; the time during which an army keeps the field
political operations preceding an election; a canvass
the period during which a blast furnace is continuously in operation
to serve in a campaign
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A series of related major operations aimed at achieving strategic and operational objectives within a given time and space. See also campaign plan.
Translations for Campaign
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the operations of an army while fighting in one area or for one purpose
the Burma campaign in the Second World War.
- حَمْلَةٌ عَسْكَرِيَّهArabic
- военни операцииBulgarian
- campanhaPortuguese (BR)
- der FeldzugGerman
- kampagne; felttogDanish
- מִבְצָע, מַעֲרָכָהHebrew
- ratni pohodCroatian
- karožygis, kampanijaLithuanian
- kampaņa; karagājiensLatvian
- felttog, kampanjeNorwegian
- انتخاباتى مبارزه: عسكرى عمليات: ديوه ټاكلى مقصد دپاره دلاس وپښووهنه: يوه خلاصه ور شوPashto
- vojaški pohodSlovenian
- sefer, askerî harekâtTurkish
- 戰役Chinese (Trad.)
- кампанія; похідUkrainian
- کسی مخصوص جگہ پر فوجی مہمUrdu
- chiến dịchVietnamese
- 战役Chinese (Simp.)
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