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Meaning of “canvass” - Learner’s Dictionary

canvass

verb     /ˈkænvəs/
VOTE [I, T]
to try to persuade people to vote for someone in an election: He's canvassing for the Labour party.Elections
OPINION [T]
to ask people their opinion about something: The study canvassed the views of over 9000 people.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
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