- military operations for a specific objective.
- Obsolete. the military operations of an army in the field for one season.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of campaign
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These Democrats could vote against Nancy Pelosi, use it in their campaigns to say they’re not with her even though they vote with her 95 percent of the time.Trump moves closer to Pelosi in economic aid talks, and House speaker must decide next move|Rachael Bade, Erica Werner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
She declined to publicly name these Pence aides but said there was consistent pressure from Pence’s senior officials to focus more on the economy and the reelection campaign.
The Biden campaign, by contrast, said 183,000 volunteers have joined the campaign since the start of August, with about 2,000 more coming on every day since.Trump and his campaign try to allay concerns about trailing Biden in television ads|Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Conveniently, that information now turns up in a campaign ad.Trump’s most popular YouTube ad is a stew of manipulated video|Glenn Kessler, Meg Kelly|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
If a vaccine is swiftly approved, it could upend the campaign.Biden questions whether a vaccine approved by Trump would be safe|Sean Sullivan|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
But the inability to measure progress in the ISIS campaign is widespread.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The U.S. campaign against ISIS leans on two pillars: conducting airstrikes, and beefing up local forces.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Recall how Clinton returned to Arkansas from the campaign trail to preside over the execution of a mentally disabled man.
Among the characters to be portrayed were the people I had written about—the unsung heroes of the Selma campaign.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The campaign was known to palace insiders as “Operation Mrs. PB.”Pulled Documentary Says William Felt ‘Used’ by Charles’ Push for Camilla|Tom Sykes|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the first place her husband's campaign is by no means unpromising.Sleep Walking and Moon Walking|Isidor Isaak Sadger
The Austrian campaign of 1809 called him from these congenial labours to the even more congenial operations of war.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But I am sure that this campaign will be waged upon a plan altogether above personal consideration.Speeches of Benjamin Harrison|Benjamin Harrison
Dec. 30—Anti-war riots throughout the country; Servian campaign is abandoned.
He meditated and calculated day and night, and formed great plans of campaign to collect the most absolutely necessary cash.Dame Care|Hermann Sudermann