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Politics Business a series of coordinated activities, such as public speaking and demonstrating, designed to achieve a social, political, or commercial goal

Campaign

 

Russian kampaniia, from the French campagne)

(1) Specially organized work for a certain period, activities aimed at implementing important recurring social and political, economic, or cultural measures (for example, election campaigns, sowing campaigns).

(2) In Russian a word referring to a period of uninterrupted operation of a unit, mechanism, or machine; the duration of its work from the moment it is started until it is stopped for a major overhaul (for example, the kampaniia of a blast furnace).

(3)A military campaign.

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Several pro-EU campaigners say the need for a second referendum has become more pressing because public opinion is showing some signs of turning against Brexit as the difficulty of negotiations to leave the bloc becomes increasingly clear.
Fellow campaigner and former Glynn Vivian Art Gallery curator, Robin Paisey, added: "We want to continue to be proud of our universities achievements but we're bitterly disappointed at the sheer folly of closing this up-and-running, profitable, internationally recognised gallery.
Stewards tried to keep the pro-choice campaigners away as the marchers made their way down New Street.
But the campaigners have now called on Cardiff council to waive the need for the signatures and take a second option open to local authorities - simply declaring a referendum.
Campaigners against test drilling for underground gas on farmland at Borras, Wrexham, were evicted from a protest camp there.
Tributes also came from the former Czech ambassador to London, who Hetty sheltered as a refugee child, and from campaigner Gill Hicks, who lost her legs in the 7/7 bombings.
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently in the US, is likely to be the star campaigner for the BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra as they head for polls on October 15.
Campaigner Gary Scott said: "We're building a legal case as in our opinion, the NHS hasn't followed its own rules in this process.
The campaigners hoped that the criminal complaint would initiate investigations by the Federal Prosecutor General against the German government.
Members met at the Marine Hotel, Saltburn, where campaigner mumof-three Annette Hudspeth, 54, unveiled a banner supporting Balcombe.
The arrests were reported after the campaigners, both women, made an attempt to halt a truck entering the site in the village of Balcombe where fracking company Cuadrilla is to begin the hydraulic fracturing of rock, known as "fracking".
Campaigner William Bromwich issued an eleventh-hour plea to all Coventry city councillors to reverse last week's cabinet decision to close Foleshill Sports and Leisure Centre - which houses the 1930s Livingstone baths fondly remembered by generations of Coventrians.