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campaignnoun [C]

 us   /kæmˈpeɪn/
a plan consisting of a number of activities directed toward the achievement of an aim: He ran the governor’s campaign for reelection. “Washington’s Crossing” is a history of the military campaign of 1776 and early 1777.

campaignverb [I]

 us   /kæmˈpeɪn/
to try to achieve something, such as the election of someone to a political office, by taking part in a number of planned activities: She campaigned for a law that would force the town to clean up the lake.
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"campaign" in British English

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campaignnoun [C]

uk   /kæmˈpeɪn/  us   /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 campaign
C1 a group of connected actions or movements that forms part of a war: a bombing campaign

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campaignverb [I]

uk   /kæmˈpeɪn/  us   /kæmˈpeɪn/
C1 to organize a series of activities to try to achieve something: [+ to infinitive] They've been campaigning for years to get him out of prison. He's spending a lot of his time at the moment campaigning for/on behalf of the Conservative Party. They're busy campaigning against the building of a new motorway near here.

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"campaign" in Business English

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campaignnoun [C]

uk   us   /kæmˈpeɪn/ POLITICS, MARKETING
a planned series of activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim: The convention and visitor bureaus announced a $5 million marketing campaign.election campaign The Opposition leader launched his election campaign.launch/mount/start a campaign The university has launched a campus-wide campaign to reduce use of fossil fuels.

campaignverb [I]

uk   us   /kæmˈpeɪn/
to organize a series of activities to try to achieve something: campaign for/against sth He won the election in November by campaigning against a tax increase.
(Definition of campaign from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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