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political campaign

Definitions of political campaign
  1. noun
    the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    synonyms: campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering
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    front-porch campaign, front-porch campaigning
    a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel
    hustings
    the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)
    whispering campaign
    the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate
    stumping
    campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
    type of:
    campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement
    a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  2. noun
    a race between candidates for elective office
    synonyms: campaign, run
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    types:
    campaign for governor, governor's race
    a race for election to the governorship
    senate campaign, senate race
    a race for election to the senate
    type of:
    race
    any competition
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