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campaign fund

money for a campaign, as of a political candidate, usually acquired through contributions by supporters.
Origin of campaign fund
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Weve enough left of the money we started with, which we call our campaign fund, for that.

    The Last of the Flatboats George Cary Eggleston
  • You didn't pay up your pledge to the campaign fund, so I hadda fill in.

    Police Your Planet Lester del Rey
  • The only exciting incidents of the campaign had to do with the "Murchison Letter" and the campaign fund.

    The New Nation Frederic L. Paxson
  • A campaign fund of $500 was allotted for this entire purpose.

  • You can't squeeze another dollar out of this town for your campaign fund.

    The Co-Citizens Corra Harris
  • But you will contribute something to the campaign fund to assist in your election, will you not?

    Fantastic Fables Ambrose Bierce
  • "A corporation that contributes liberally to our campaign fund," says Senator Redneck, with a knowing smile.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • To a statesman of Hanley's astuteness, the largeness of Livingstone's contribution to the campaign fund was self-explanatory.

    The Consul Richard Harding Davis
  • Who is injured by a steamship company subscribing one or ten hundred thousand dollars to a campaign fund?

  • The Home Telephone Company contributed to the “reform” campaign fund.

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