campaign - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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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.

  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