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That followed public outrage at his soft justice crusade last year. The Sun (2012)Innocent declared that he was prepared to lead the crusade personally. JEM SULTAN: The Adventures of a Captive Turkish Prince in Renaissance Europe (2004)Pointing this out is sometimes all it takes to launch the conservation crusade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has taken on the challenge with crusading zeal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet he was drawing them together in almost a religious crusade. Christianity Today (2000)But the timing for launching a presidential crusade could not have been worse. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (1994)He will promise a new crusade to help thousands of offenders turn their back on crime. The Sun (2013)It is a religious crusade for him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a one-man crusade against injustice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Running a charity can't become a personal crusade. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He harnessed his new-found zeal to a crusade against vice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With the terrified rats fighting back, a crusade is launched. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I'm going to take it on as a personal crusade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He waged a one-man crusade to see his then four-year-old daughter. The Sun (2006)So, he decides to take legal action against the almighty, aided by a crusading lawyer. The Sun (2011)It inspired her to write, and it's been a personal crusade since. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So far their filing of charges has been limited to targets in the Americas and the Caribbean but perhaps their crusading zeal will infect other continents. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: crusade NOUN
A crusade is a long and determined attempt to achieve something for a cause that you feel strongly about.
Footballers launched an unprecedented crusade against racism on the terraces.
British English: crusade VERB
If you crusade for a particular cause, you make a long and determined effort to achieve something for it.
...a newspaper that has crusaded against the country's cocaine traffickers.
- American English: crusade
- Brazilian Portuguese: fazer uma cruzada
- Chinese: > 努力奋斗长期而坚定的
- European Spanish: hacer campaña
- French: faire campagne
- German: einen Feldzug machen
- Italian: fare una crociata
- Japanese: 改革運動を行う
- Korean: 운동을 벌이다
- European Portuguese: fazer uma cruzada
- Spanish: hacer campaña
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