Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “canvass”

See all translations

canvass

verb [I or T] (GET SUPPORT)
取得支持
 
 
/ˈkæn.vəs/
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。
Elections
canvass
 
 
noun [C]
Elections
canvasser
 
 
/ˈkæn.və.sər/ US  /-sɚ/ noun [C]
Supporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believersActivism and pressure groups
(Definition of canvass verb (GET SUPPORT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “canvass” in simplified Chinese

Definitions of “canvass” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck out

to be very lucky

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More