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Canvassing

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Noun

1. bell ringing, canvassing, electioneering

persuasion of voters in a political campaign

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Canvassing

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verb
1. 
to solicit votes, orders, advertising, etc, from
2. 
to determine the feelings and opinions of (voters before an election, etc), esp by conducting a survey
3. 
to investigate (something) thoroughly, esp by discussion or debate
4. mainly US
to inspect (votes) officially to determine their validity
noun
5. 
a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc
6. 
close inspection; scrutiny

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Canvassing

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verb transitive
1. 
to examine or discuss in detail; look over carefully
2. 
to go through (places) or among (people) asking for (votes, opinions, orders, etc.)
verb intransitive
3. 
to try to get votes, orders, etc.; solicit
noun
4. 
the act of canvassing, esp. in an attempt to estimate the outcome of an election, sales campaign, etc.

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Canvassing

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v. can·vassed, can·vass·ing, can·vass·es
v.tr.
1. To examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize: "The evidence had been repeatedly canvassed in American courts" (Anthony Lewis).
2.
a. To go through (a region) or go to (persons) to solicit votes or orders.
b. To conduct a survey of (public opinion); poll.
v.intr.
1. To make a thorough examination or conduct a detailed discussion.
2. To solicit voters, orders, or opinions.
n.
1. An examination or discussion.
2. A solicitation of votes or orders.
3. A survey of public opinion.

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