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noun [C]  us   /kæmˈpeɪn/
a plan consisting of a number of activities directed toward the achievement of an aim: He ran the governor’s campaign for reelection. “Washington’s Crossing” is a history of the military campaign of 1776 and early 1777.


verb [I]  us   /kæmˈpeɪn/
to try to achieve something, such as the election of someone to a political office, by taking part in a number of planned activities: She campaigned for a law that would force the town to clean up the lake.
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