Definition of “election campaign” - English Dictionary


“election campaign” in English

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election campaignnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˈlek.ʃən kæmˌpeɪn/ us /ɪˈlek.ʃən kæmˌpeɪn/

Examples from literature

  • Constituencies for such candidates should be selected, a special election fund raised and election campaigns organised. 
  • No officer should be required or permitted to take part in the management of political organizations, caucuses, conventions, or election campaigns. 
  • The George campaign was more in the nature of a religious revival than of a political election campaign. 
  • The urban black vote had become a major goal of Truman's election campaign, and he was being pressed repeatedly by his advisers to demonstrate his support for black interests. 
  • Their idea might have been that it was an election campaign and that election campaigns are 'dirty'. 

(Definition of “election campaign” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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