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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



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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Funding delays meant the opening has been put on hold but campaigners are determined to open as soon as possible.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save a Black Country swimming baths were staging a big protest today.
Campaigners say untreated gas is to be brought ashore in an experimental high pressure pipeline that will pass within yards of the village of Rossport, disregarding local people's fears.
ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners formed a human wave yesterday to call on the Government to push for a meaningful deal at the forthcoming UN climate change summit in Copenhagen.
Environmental campaigners said yesterday the US administration had been swallowed by the oil industry after a key document on climate change being drafted for the G8 summit appeared to have been watered down.
First Minister Jack McConnell faces the angry rebellion after local hospital campaigners from across the country united to form an anti-closure group.
Campaigners were highlighting the 500,000 people who have died across the world as a result of armed violence -one life for every minute of the day.
Campaigners want glass pipes using water to heighten the effects of cannabis to be outlawed.
The four feature flavors of Mayfield Ice Cream spent the summer of 2006 rallying support in major cities across the Southeast with the help of Kid Campaigners and celebrity campaigners.
BRITISH advertisers told a Liverpool debate that food campaigners needed to stop calling for ad bans.
CAMPAIGNERS travelled from Huddersfield to London recently to take part in a peaceful protest against the death penalty in India.
Since the families arrived on land in Eaves Green Lane in 2010 they have been embroiled in a bitter battle with campaigners who set up their own protest camp nearby.