Pronunciation: (kan'vus), [key]
1. to solicit votes, subscriptions, opinions, or the like from.
2. to examine carefully; investigate by inquiry; discuss; debate.
to solicit votes, opinions, or the like.
1. a soliciting of votes, orders, or the like.
2. a campaign for election to government office.
3. close inspection; scrutiny.
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