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Engelsk navneord: crusade

1. crusade (om handling) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe supported populist campaigns.
They worked in the cause of world peace.
The team was ready for a drive toward the pennant.
The movement to end slavery.
Contributed to the war effort.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement

Mindre specifikke termerventure

Mere specifikke termerad blitz, ad campaign, advertising campaign, anti-war movement, campaigning, candidacy, candidature, charm campaign, consumerism, electioneering, feminism, feminist movement, fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effort, gay lib, gay liberation movement, lost cause, political campaign, reform, war, women's lib, women's liberation movement, youth crusade, youth movement

2. Crusade (om handling) any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

Mindre specifikke termerexpedition, hostile expedition, military expedition

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerFifth Crusade, First Crusade, Fourth Crusade, Second Crusade, Seventh Crusade, Sixth Crusade, Third Crusade

Engelsk udsagnsord: crusade

1. crusade (om adfærd) exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe liberal party pushed for reforms.
She is crusading for women's rights.
The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agitate, campaign, fight, press, push

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeradvertise, advertize, promote, push

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningadvertise, advertize, promote, push

2. crusade (om konkurrence) go on a crusade; fight a holy war

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercampaign, take the field

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