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Definition 1: the campaign of a candidate to be elected - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for candidacy in the sense of this definition

(candidacy is a kind of ...) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

"he supported populist campaigns" "they worked in the cause of world peace" "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant" "the movement to end slavery" "contributed to the war effort"

(... is a kind of candidacy ) a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel

"William McKinley's dignified front-porch campaign won him the presidency in 1896" "her approach was the opposite of a passive front-porch campaign"

(... is a kind of candidacy ) the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)

(... is a kind of candidacy ) the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate

(... is a kind of candidacy ) campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)

(candidacy is a part of ...) a tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns are visited

"in 1948 Truman crossed the country several times on his whistle-stop tours"

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