What is campaign?

  • (verb): Go on a campaign; go off to war.
    Synonyms: take the field
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on campaign, campaigns:

Henry A. Wallace - Political Career - The 1948 Presidential Election
... His campaign was unusual for his time in that it included African American candidates campaigning alongside white candidates in the American South, and that during the campaign he refused to appear before ... Many eggs and tomatoes were hurled at and struck him and his campaign members during the tour, while at the same time President Truman referred to such behavior towards Wallace as very un-American ... sidestepped enforcing its own segregation laws by declaring Wallace's campaign gatherings as private parties ...
Dell - Commercial Aspects - Marketing
... A popular United States television and print ad campaign in the early 2000s featured the actor Ben Curtis playing the part of "Steven", a lightly mischievous blond-haired youth who came to the assistance ... Dude, you're gettin' a Dell!" A subsequent advertising campaign featured interns at Dell headquarters (with Curtis' character appearing in a small cameo at the end of one of the first ... A Dell advertising campaign for the XPS line of gaming computers featured in print in the September 2006 issue of Wired ...
United Kingdom General Election, 1964 - Campaign
... The pre-election campaign was prolonged as Douglas-Home delayed calling a general election in order to try to give himself the maximum time to improve the ... The starting gun of the campaign was fired on 15 September 1964 when Douglas-Home saw the Queen and asked for a dissolution of Parliament ... The campaign was dominated by some of the more voluble characters on the political scene George Brown, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, toured the country making energetic speeches and the occasional gaffe, and ...
Via Campesina
... Via Campesina has carried out several campaigns including a campaign to defend farmer's seeds, a campaign to stop violence against women, a campaign for the recognition of the rights of peasants, a Global ...
John Burgoyne - Saratoga Campaign
... Further information Saratoga campaign The following year, having convinced King George III and his government of Carleton's faults, Burgoyne was given command ... Leading what he believed was an overwhelming force, he saw the campaign largely as a stroll that would make him a national hero who had saved the rebel colonies for the crown ... both British and American, that suggested a successful campaign using the route he proposed was impossible, as the failed attempt the previous year had shown ...

More definitions of "campaign":

  • (noun): Several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints).
    Synonyms: military campaign
  • (noun): A race between candidates for elective office.
    Example: "I managed his campaign for governor"
    Synonyms: political campaign, run
  • (verb): Exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for.
    Synonyms: crusade, fight, press, push, agitate
  • (verb): Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position.
    Synonyms: run

Famous quotes containing the word campaign:

    The winter is to a woman of fashion what, of yore, a campaign was to the soldiers of the Empire.
    HonorĂ© De Balzac (1799–1850)

    Now, Mr. President, we don’t intend to trouble you during the campaign but after you are elected, then look out for us!
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)

    The fact that a man is to vote forces him to think. You may preach to a congregation by the year and not affect its thought because it is not called upon for definite action. But throw your subject into a campaign and it becomes a challenge.
    John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)