HyperDic: political_campaign

English > 2 senses of the expression political campaign:
NOUNeventpolitical campaign, campaign, runa race between candidates for elective office
actpolitical campaign, campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneeringthe campaign of a candidate to be elected
English > political campaign: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA race between candidates for elective office.
Synonymscampaign, run
Narrowergovernor's race, campaign for governorA race for election to the governorship
senate campaign, senate raceA race for election to the senate
BroaderraceAny competition
Spanishcampaña electoral, campaña
Catalancampanya electoral
English > political campaign: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe campaign of a candidate to be elected.
Synonymscampaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering
Partswhistle-stop tourA tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns / towns are visited
Narrowerfront-porch campaigning, front-porch campaignA campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel
hustingsThe activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)
stumpingcampaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
whispering campaignThe organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate / candidate
Broadercampaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effortA series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
Spanishcampaña electoral, candidatura
Catalancampanya electoral, candidatura

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