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

  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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