Definitions for Campaignkæmˈpeɪn
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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
In role-playing games, a campaign is a continuing storyline or set of adventures, typically involving the same characters. The purpose of the continuing storyline is to introduce a further aspect into the game: that of development, improvement, and growth of the characters. In a campaign, a single session becomes a scene or an act within an overall story arc. At its inception, a campaign may or may not have a defined conclusion. A campaign by definition spans more than one session of play. Certain aspects of the game are nearly always constant throughout a campaign: the setting, the players, and the gamemaster. The gamemaster for a campaign is said to run the 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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'Campaign' among Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1096
Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'Campaign' among Written Corpus Frequency: #1901
Word rank popularity for 'Campaign' among Nouns Frequency: #417
Word rank popularity for 'Campaign' among Verbs Frequency: #928
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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