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British English: /ˈkanvəs/
American English: /ˈkænvəs/

Translation of canvass in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (solicit votes in or from)
    Wahlwerbung treiben in
    (einem Wahlkreis, Gebiet)
    Wahlwerbung treiben bei
    (Wählern, Bürgern)
    canvass customers
    Kunden werben
    they were canvassed on their political views
    man versuchte, ihre politischen Ansichten herauszufinden
  • 2 (British English)
    (propose) (Plan, Idee, Handel)
  • 3 (American English)
    (check validity of) (Stimmen)

intransitive verb

  • on behalf of für
    canvass for votes
    um Stimmen werben
    canvass for a seat in Parliament
    sich um einen Parlamentssitz bewerben
    canvass for an applicant
    sich für einen Bewerber einsetzen


  • [Wahl]kampagne, die
    (American English) (scrutiny of votes)

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