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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)campaign, cause, 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

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 spesifikke uttrykkexpedition, hostile expedition, military expedition

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkFifth Crusade, First Crusade, Fourth Crusade, Second Crusade, Seventh Crusade, Sixth Crusade, Third Crusade

Engelsk verb: crusade

1. crusade (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, campaign, fight, press, push

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadvertise, advertize, promote, push

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningadvertise, advertize, promote, push

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcampaign, take the field

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