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Synonyms of campaign in English:


  • 1 Napoleon's Russian campaign
    military operation(s), maneuver(s);
    crusade, war, battle, offensive, attack
  • 2 the campaign to reduce vehicle emissions
    operation, strategy, battle plan
  • verb

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  • 1 they are campaigning for political reform
    crusade, fight, battle, push, press, strive, struggle, lobby
  • 2 she campaigned as a political outsider
    run for office, stand for office, canvass, barnstorm, electioneer, stump, go on the hustings
  • Quote

    Anybody that wants the presidency so much that he’ll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
    David Broder, American journalist

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