campaign for

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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.

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“Campaign for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campaign%20for. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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