Translation of "canvass" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈkæn.vəs/ us /ˈkæn.vəs/

canvass verb (GET SUPPORT)

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

I've been out canvassing for the Labour Party every evening this week. 這周我每天晚上都出去遊說給工黨拉選票。

canvass verb (ASK)

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

The council has been canvassing local opinion/local people to get their thoughts on the proposed housing development. 地方議會一直在調查當地民眾的意見,以瞭解他們對擬建的住宅區的看法。

canvass verb (SUGGEST)

[ T ] 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. 風能和潮汐能作為解決能源問題的方法現在正被人們鄭重提出並加以考慮。

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