campaign for

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of campaign for

1 : to lead or take part in a campaign to support (someone or something) or to achieve (something)
  • I campaigned for her when she ran for governor.
  • a time when women were campaigning for the right to vote
2 : to try to be elected to the position of (an elected official, such as president, mayor, governor, etc.)
  • He campaigned for president.

Word by Word Definitions

campaign play
  1. : a connected series of military operations forming a distinct phase of a war

  2. : a connected series of operations designed to bring about a particular result

  1. : to go on, engage in, or conduct a campaign

  2. : to enter (something, such as a horse or boat) in competition


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