Campaign definition

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To engage in an operation planned to achieve a certain goal.

An army that campaigned across the entire continent; a group that campaigned for human rights.

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To participate in, or go on, a campaign.
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A series of military operations with a particular objective in a war.
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An operation or series of operations energetically pursued to accomplish a purpose.

An advertising campaign for a new product; a candidate's political campaign.

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A series of military operations undertaken to achieve a large-scale objective during a war.

Grant's Vicksburg campaign secured the entire Mississippi for the Union.

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The period during which a blast furnace is continuously in operation.
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(intransitive) To take part in a campaign.

She campaigned for better social security.

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A series of organized, planned actions for a particular purpose, as for electing a candidate.
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Designating or of a style of simple, portable furniture, with rectilinear lines, recessed hardware, etc., originally used on military campaigns.
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Campaign is defined as a series of organized actions which are done for one purpose.

An example of a campaign is when General McArthur defeated the Japanese during WWII.

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Campaign is defined as a series of organized actions which are done for one purpose.

An example of a campaign is a group canvassing for a political candidate running for office.

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An election campaign; a military campaign.

The company is targeting children in their latest advertising campaign.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
campaign
Plural:
campaigns

Origin of campaign

  • French campagne from Italian campagna field, military operation from Late Latin campānia open country, battlefield from Latin campus field

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French campagne, from Italian campagna (“field, military operation”), from Late Latin campānia (“open country, battlefield”), from Latin campus (“field”).

    From Wiktionary