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noun [countable] campaign pronunciation in British English /kæmˈpeɪn/
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  1. 1
    a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
    a literacy/recruitment/anti-drug campaign
    campaign for/against: Local people have launched a campaign against the hospital’s closure.
    campaign to do something: There’s been a campaign by local fishermen to ban imported cod.
    1. a.
      a series of things that a politician or political party does to try to win an election
      It is alleged that the party used illegal methods to finance its campaign.
      an election/leadership/re-election campaign
    2. b.
      a series of things such as television advertisements or posters that try to persuade people to buy a product
      The campaign boosted sales of the jeans by 200%.
      an advertising/publicity/marketing campaign
  2. 2
    a series of actions by an army trying to win a war
    This victory was the turning point of the campaign.
    air/bombing campaign


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