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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
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