Pronunciation: (kam-pān'),[key] —n. 1. Mil. a. military operations for a specific objective.
b. Obs.the military operations of an army in the field for one season.
2. a systematic course of aggressive activities for some specific purpose: a sales campaign. 3. the competition by rival political candidates and organizations for public office.
—v.i. to serve in or go on a campaign: He planned to campaign for the candidate. He campaigned in France.
—v.t. to race (a horse, boat, car, etc.) in a number or series of competitions.