Meaning of CAMPAIGN in English

CAMPAIGN

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ big , huge , major , massive

▪ lengthy , long , long-running , ongoing , sustained ( esp. BrE )

▪ effective , successful

▪ unsuccessful

▪ aggressive , determined , intensive , strong , vigorous

▪ bitter , fierce , vicious

▪ concerted , orchestrated

a carefully orchestrated ~ against striking workers

▪ joint

▪ official , public

▪ international , local , national , nationwide , worldwide

▪ one-man ( esp. BrE ), one-woman ( esp. BrE ), personal

She has fought a one-woman ~ for ten years about the lack of childcare provision in the town.

▪ grass-roots

They began a grass-roots ~ to encourage people to shop locally.

▪ congressional ( AmE ), election , electoral , gubernatorial ( AmE ), leadership ( esp. BrE ), political , presidential , primary ( AmE ), re-election , referendum ( esp. BrE )

▪ Conservative , Democratic , Labour , Republican , etc.

▪ ad ( informal ), advertising , branding ( esp. AmE ), marketing , promotional , sales

▪ PR , propaganda , publicity , public relations

▪ media , poster , press ( esp. BrE ), print ( esp. AmE ), television , TV

▪ anti-corruption , anti-drug , anti-smoking , etc.

▪ protest

▪ awareness

a health awareness ~ to promote a healthy lifestyle

▪ lobbying

▪ fund-raising

▪ letter-writing

Local people started a petition and letter-writing ~ to keep the hospital open.

▪ literacy

▪ recruitment

▪ air , bombing , guerrilla , military

the terrorists' bombing ~

▪ hate , terror , terrorist

▪ dirty tricks ( esp. BrE ), disinformation , smear , whispering

Her political opponents ran a whispering ~ against her.

VERB + CAMPAIGN

▪ begin , initiate , launch , mount , start , unveil

The company launched a huge advertising ~.

▪ conduct , execute , fight , run , undertake , wage

People have criticized the way in which she conducted her election ~.

▪ coordinate , manage , orchestrate , organize , plan

▪ lead , spearhead

She led a successful ~ against the closure of the library.

▪ create , design

We designed an Internet marketing ~.

▪ join , support , take part in

▪ finance , fund , sponsor

The anti-fur organization financed an ad ~ featuring celebrities.

▪ intensify , step up

The government has intensified the military ~ against the rebels.

CAMPAIGN + VERB

▪ begin , get underway , start

The general election ~ gets underway today.

▪ unfold

▪ be aimed at sb/sth , focus on sb/sth , target sb/sth

a concerted ~ aimed at educating young people about the dangers of drugs

▪ aim to do sth , be designed to do sth

The ~ aims to inform the public of the dangers of this disease.

▪ call for sth , demand sth

▪ feature sb/sth

The ~ featured athletes talking about healthy lifestyles.

▪ advertise sth , tout sth ( esp. AmE )

▪ fail , succeed

The ~ failed to achieve its objectives.

CAMPAIGN + NOUN

▪ aide ( esp. AmE ), manager , staffer ( esp. AmE ), strategist , team

▪ strategy

▪ headquarters

A news conference was held at the party's ~ headquarters.

▪ issue

Education has become an important ~ issue.

▪ promise

The President kept his ~ promises.

▪ slogan

▪ ad , commercial (both esp. AmE )

A Republican ~ ad alleged he was soft on crime.

▪ contributions , donations , finance , financing

regulations governing political ~ financing

▪ contributor ( esp. AmE )

▪ trail

election candidates on the ~ trail( = going around the country campaigning )

PREPOSITION

▪ during a/the ~

They met regularly during the ~.

▪ ~ against

a fierce ~ against hunting

▪ ~ by

the political ~ by the Republicans

▪ ~ for

the ~ for racial equality

PHRASES

▪ a ~ of disobedience, misinformation, vilification, etc.

A ~ of intimidation was waged against people trying to vote.

▪ a plan of ~ ( esp. BrE )

After sliding in the opinion polls, the party had to rethink its plan of ~.

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ actively , aggressively , hard , heavily ( esp. AmE ), strongly ( esp. BrE ), tirelessly , vigorously

We will ~ hard for an end to the ivory trade.

▪ effectively , successfully

Local people have successfully ~ed against the building.

▪ openly , publicly

PREPOSITION

▪ against

Local communities are ~ing against the dumping of toxic waste.

▪ for

We have ~ed for better conditions.

▪ on

The group ~s on a range of environmental issues.

▪ on behalf of

We ~ on behalf of consumers.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .