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Engelsk substantiv: campaign

1. campaign (om begivenhet) a race between candidates for elective office


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI managed his campaign for governor.
He is raising money for a Senate run.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)political campaign, run


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrace


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcampaign for governor, governor's race, senate campaign, senate race

2. campaign (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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkventure


Mere spesifikke uttrykkad 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

3. campaign (om handling) several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)military campaign


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmilitary operation, operation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkexpedition, hostile expedition, military expedition


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkDardanelles, Dardanelles campaign, Okinawa, Okinawa campaign, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Wilderness Campaign


Overordnet kategoriarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

4. campaign (om handling) an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)hunting expedition, safari


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkexpedition


Overordnet regionAfrica


Engelsk verb: campaign

1. campaign (om konkurranse) run, stand, or compete for an office or a position


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho's running for treasurer this year?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)run


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrace, run


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcross-file, register, rerun, stump, whistlestop

2. campaign (om adferd) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)agitate, crusade, fight, press, push


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadvertise, advertize, promote, push


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningadvertise, advertize, promote, push

3. campaign (om konkurranse) go on a campaign; go off to war


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)take the field


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcrusade


Kan forårsakewar









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