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English definition of “canvass”


verb [T] (SUGGEST)    /ˈkæn.vəs/ UK formal
to suggest an idea or plan to be considered : Wind and wave power are now being seriously canvassed as the solution to our energy problems .Suggestions and proposals
(Definition of canvass verb (SUGGEST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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