Translation of "canvass" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈkæn.vəs/ us

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

hacer campaña entre
I’ve been out canvassing for the Labour Party every evening this week.

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.

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.
canvass noun uk us
canvasser noun uk /ˈkæn.və.sər/ us /-sɚ/

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


verb /ˈkӕnvəs/

to go round (an area) asking (people) for (support, votes, custom etc)

hacer propaganda, hacer campaña
We’re canvassing for the Conservative Party candidate.
canvasser noun

persona que hace campaña a favor de un partido
electoral canvassers for the Labour party.

(Translation of “canvass” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)