What is campaign?

  • (noun): A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.
    Synonyms: cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on campaign, campaigns:

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 prospects of his party ... 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 ...
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 of the British forces charged with gaining control of ... 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 ...
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 ... authorities in Virginia sidestepped enforcing its own segregation laws by declaring Wallace's campaign gatherings as private parties ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "campaign":

  • (verb): Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position.
    Synonyms: 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
  • (noun): A race between candidates for elective office.
    Example: "I managed his campaign for governor"
    Synonyms: political campaign, run
  • (noun): Several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints).
    Synonyms: military campaign

Famous quotes containing the word campaign:

    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)

    The war on privilege will never end. Its next great campaign will be against the privileges of the underprivileged.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    Dianne’s not one of the boys, but she’s not one of the girls, either.
    Marcia Smolens, U.S. political campaign aide. As quoted in Dianne Feinstein, ch. 15, by Jerry Roberts (1994)