Translation of "canvass" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

canvass

verb uk /ˈkæn.vəs/ us /ˈkæn.vəs/
GET SUPPORT 取得支持

[ I or T ] to try to get political support or votes, especially by visiting all the houses in an area

(尤指四处家访以)游说,拉选票
I've been out canvassing for the Labour Party every evening this week. 这周我每天晚上都出去游说给工党拉选票。
ASK 询问

[ T ] to try to discover information or opinions by asking people

调查(民意);征求意见
The council has been canvassing local opinion/local people to get their thoughts on the proposed housing development. 地方议会一直在调查当地民众的意见,以了解他们对拟建的住宅区的看法。
SUGGEST 建议

[ T ] UK formal to suggest an idea or plan to be considered

提出(意见或计划)供考虑
Wind and wave power are now being seriously canvassed as the solution to our energy problems. 风能和潮汐能作为解决能源问题的方法现在正被人们郑重提出并加以考虑。
canvass noun [ C ] uk us
canvasser noun [ C ] uk /ˈkæn.və.sər/ us /ˈkæn.və.sɚ/

(Translation of “canvass” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)