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English definition of “campaign”

campaign

noun [C]     /kæmˈpeɪn/
C1 a planned group of especially political , business , or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim : The protests were part of their campaign against the proposed building development in the area . This is the latest act of terrorism in a long-standing and bloody campaign of violence . The endless public appearances are an inevitable part of an election campaign. She's the campaign organizer for the Labour Party . The government have just launched (= begun ) their annual Christmas campaign to stop drunken driving . a controversial new advertising campaignPlans and arrangements C1 a group of connected actions or movements that forms part of a war : a bombing campaignWar
(Definition of campaign noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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