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crusade against (someone or something)

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 crusading against that big construction project because they feel that we don't need more stores so close to our homes.
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crusade for (someone or something)

To strongly support someone or something and encourage others to do the same; to fight in favor of someone or something. Many people in our small town are crusading for that big construction project because the closest store right now is 10 miles away.
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crusade against someone or something

to campaign or demonstrate against someone or something. You are always crusading against one cause or another. Ed started crusading against Eric and the latter threatened suit.
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Crusade for someone or something

to campaign or demonstrate for someone or something. I can hardly crusade for the defeat of a friend. Ed went on a crusade for Eric, hoping to get him elected.
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SAIC was awarded a subcontract in January 2000 to conduct a Crusader Program software design analysis.
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Crusader, the Army's new 40-ton, self-propelled 155-mm howitzer, successfully fired its first Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact (MRSI) Mission at Yuma Proving Ground in Yuma, AZ, landing four rounds within two seconds of each other, on a target seven kilometers from the howitzer.
The Company's filing requests damages against Crusader based on allegations that Crusader breached its contractual obligation to provide the Company with financial advisor services in connection with certain merger and acquisition activities.
With crucial votes approaching in Congress on a recommendation to cancel the Crusader, the three pointed to separate analyses that demonstrate a need for the Crusader and said no substitute exists to give soldiers the same capabilities.
Pursuant to the letter of intent, the merger is expected to close by May 31, 2006 with Paragon effectively issuing six (6) shares to Crusader for each Paragon share outstanding, valuing the transaction at more than $40.
We are working very hard to make certain that this system provides our soldiers with the safest and most effective weapon on the battlefield, and these achievements tell us we are on target," said Jim Unterseher, United Defense program director for Crusader.
SECURITY HOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SOLICITATION OF PROXIES BY THE CRUSADER GROUP FROM THE STOCKHOLDERS, WHEN AND IF THEY BECOME AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION, INCLUDING INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN ANY SUCH PROXY SOLICITATION.
The Crusader Kings II pre-order includes free bonus content for all loyal subjects: a full game in Crusader Kings Complete, along with two additional DLC packs;
Glaringly absent from every report about Pope Urban's address at the Council of Claremont is any command to the Crusaders to convert Muslims.
One such group was the African Blood Brotherhood for African Liberation and Redemption (ABB), first announced in the pages of West Indian immigrant Cyril Briggs' radical periodical the Crusader.
The Department of Defense (DOD) will decide next year whether the Crusader program should enter its system development and demonstration stage, which will require the commitment of major resources.
This cheer has wafted over the bleachers of countless football and basketball games in many a Catholic school that has adopted the Crusader as its mascot and mantra.
has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and issuer credit rating (ICR) of "a-" of Crusader Insurance Company (Crusader).