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electioneering


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electioneer  \E*lec`tion*eer"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Electionered};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Electioneering}.] 
  To  make  interest  for  a  candidate  at  an  election;  to  use  arts 
  for  securing  the  election  of  a  candidate. 
 
  A  master  of  the  whole  art  of  electioneering. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electioneering 
  n  1:  persuasion  of  voters  in  a  political  campaign  [syn:  {bell 
  ringing},  {canvassing}] 
  2:  the  campaign  of  a  candidate  to  be  elected  [syn:  {campaigning}, 
  {candidacy},  {candidature},  {political  campaign}] 




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