- military operations for a specific objective.
- Obsolete. the military operations of an army in the field for one season.
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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
The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
The U.S. launched campaigns in the restive Iraqi city of Fallujah and a surge campaign in Baghdad.
But the inability to measure progress in the ISIS campaign is widespread.
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
As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.
But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
At the end of the campaign the Emperor justly rewarded his lieutenant by creating him Prince of Wagram.
By the end of the campaign of 1796 he had proved that he was as great a chief of the staff as Bonaparte was a great commander.
But Ulm was only the commencement of the campaign, and even after Austerlitz Napoleon pursued the enemy with grim resolution.