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noun as in attempt to win; attack

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The U.S. launched campaigns in the restive Iraqi city of Fallujah and a surge campaign in Baghdad.

That means that fewer and fewer everyday Americans are choosing to contribute to campaigns.

At the same time, campaigns are spending less while the special-interest groups are spending more.

One of the rites of passage for every young political reporter is to listen to the elders tell stories about campaigns past.

Campaigns like assume that LGBT people are an interest group with only one interest: their own.

He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.

“Unwhipped”—Jackson always came off victorious in all his duels and military campaigns.

He took part in a number of campaigns and received his first commission, that of Ensign, in 1890.

He served in the war of 1812, and accompanied Gen. Jackson throughout the campaigns of three years, and in the Creek war.

This fully accounts for what has taken place in recent campaigns by land and sea in the Far East.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to campaigns, such as: offensive, drive, fight, crusade, push, and operation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.