campaign - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/kæmˈpeɪn/
singularcampaign
pluralcampaigns
  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

  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    on the campaign trail during an election campaign

    There are some questions you get asked more than others on the campaign trail.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 28/05/2017