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English definition of “electioneering”

electioneering

noun [U] uk   /ɪˌlek.ʃəˈnɪə.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈnɪr.ɪŋ/ mainly disapproving
the activity of trying to persuade people to vote for a particular political party: The MP's speech was dismissed by her opponents as crude electioneering.Elections
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