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campaign trail

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a series of planned events in different places taken part in or given by a politician who is trying to be elected: She went on the campaign trail around the Southern states.
Translations of “campaign trail”
in Chinese (Traditional) (在不同地方開展的)一系列競選活動…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在不同地方开展的)一系列竞选活动…
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