from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is or has been in active service in a campaign or campaigns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who has served in an army in several campaigns; an old soldier; a veteran.
  • noun one who is campaigning, especially a politician running for elective office, or one of his/her supporters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who has served in a military campaign
  • noun by extension A military veteran
  • noun A person who campaigns for a person running for political office
  • noun Someone with experience in a certain field.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a politician who is running for public office


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