canvass

英 ['kænvəs] 美 ['kænvəs]
  • vt. 细究;彻底检查;向…拉票或拉生意
  • vi. 游说;拉选票
  • n. 讨论;细查;劝诱
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1. from alternative spelling of canvas (n.) and probably meaning, originally, "to toss or sift in a canvas sheet," hence "to shake out, examine carefully" (1520s); "to solicit votes" (1550s).
2. canvas => canvass => canvasser.
canvass 游说,拉选票

来自canvas, 原指用帆布筛选种子等,后指针对特定人进行游说,拉选票。

canvass (v.)
c. 1500, from alternative spelling of canvas (n.) and probably meaning, originally, "to toss or sift in a canvas sheet," hence "to shake out, examine carefully" (1520s); "to solicit votes" (1550s). The spelling with a double -s- dates from 16c. Compare Old French canabasser "to examine carefully," literally "to sift through canvas." Related: Canvassed; canvassing. As a noun related to this, attested from c. 1600.
1. The party needs to canvass the uncommitted voters.
这个党需要向未表明态度的选民游说拉票。

来自《权威词典》

2. Mr. Airey Neave volunteered to set up an organisation to canvass votes.
艾雷·尼夫先生自告奋勇建立了一个拉票组织.

来自辞典例句

3. The Labour candidate will canvass the constituency next month.
工党候选人下月将向全体选民游说拉票.

来自辞典例句

4. Immediately after this meeting I began my canvass of friends and colleagues.
在这次会见之后,我立即开始征求我的朋友和同事们的意见.

来自辞典例句

5. During a canvass of the neighborhood we collected 200 dollars for the school.
在邻近地区的一次募捐,我们为学校募得了二百美元.

来自辞典例句

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