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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Underbank will certainly find out what the National Conference is all about as they start their campaign against one of the most consistently successful clubs in the competition in Wath Brow.
Hungary's 19-year-old Galfi - who was the 2015 ITF World Junior Champion - is playing for the second time here and has been given a wild card, where she will start her campaign against one of the four qualifiers.
Lynn Saxton, director of the Oregon Health Authority since 2014, resigned under pressure this week after The Portland Tribune exposed the agency's plan to conduct a smear campaign against one of the state's 16 Medicaid contractors.
Coalition for Safer Food Processing and Packaging also set up a campaign against one of the largest cheese brands, Kraft, in the United States, and called it "Kleanup Kraft.
A former High Court judge has already been asked by the Government to investigate an alleged smear campaign against one.
Since I wrote those words, the pro-AKP media have launched a new campaign against one of Hizmet's flagship organizations, the Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV).
conglomerate, Everytown, is waging a media campaign against one of the nation's largest grocery and consumer goods companies.
They fought a sterling campaign against one of the biggest singles of the year in James Arthur's Impossible and are worthy winners -- in aid of a very worthy cause.
In the past week, there has been a campaign against one of our imported products .
How can it claim to be neutral at the level of the Syrian conflict while waging the largest campaign against one of its parties?
The two groups have waged a campaign against one another regarding violence and human rights violations.
Ospreys are the defending champions, and they play their first home game of the campaign against one of two Italian newcomers to the competition.
It would be a concern to us if anyone is directing a hate campaign against one individual.
Documents accusing the UK's most senior policeman of a racist campaign against one of his closest colleagues were lodged last night .
THESE are the eight Aston youths issued with anti-social behaviour orders after waging a hate campaign against one of Birmingham's most historic buildings, staff and visitors.
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