campaign against (someone or something)

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campaign against (someone or something)

1. To strongly oppose someone or something and encourage others to do the same; to fight against someone or something. Many people in our small town are campaigning against that big construction project because they feel that we don't need more stores so close to our homes.
2. To pursue an elected office against a specific opponent. I'll never win the student council presidency if I have to campaign against Caroline—she's so popular!
See also: campaign

campaign against someone or something

 
1. to crusade or battle against someone or something. Currently, I am campaigning against littering. Sarah is campaigning against crooked politicians.
2. to run one's political campaign against someone or something. I campaigned against the incumbent and won. John spent a lot of time campaigning against Sarah for class president.
See also: campaign
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City Councilwoman Elois Zeanah - whose unwavering opposition to growth sparked an unsuccessful recall campaign against her last fall - announced Wednesday that she will not seek a third term.
In a campaign that has grown increasingly contentious, the allegations on both sides are hair-raising: Zeanah accuses recall proponents of mounting a smear campaign against her and her family.
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