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     (for political party)   
faire une tournée électorale dans, faire campagne dans  
solliciter le suffrage de
     (in survey)   
  [+citizens, opinion]  
→ They decided to canvass opinion before making a final decision.        
→ the Union of Teachers (NUT) announced plans to canvass 40,000 members        
      vi     (for political party)    faire campagne  
→ I was canvassing in Fairbourne Road.        
to canvass for      faire campagne pour  
→ He had canvassed for Mr Foot in the leadership election.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
(+influential person) solliciter le soutien de ; solliciter l'appui de
(=discuss) débattre ; examiner à fond
1. (+district) prospecter 2. (person) démarcher ; solliciter des commandes de
1. [Pol.] (for political party) faire campagne 2. [Polling] faire un sondage 3. [Bus.] faire de la prospection ; faire du démarchage ; faire du porte-à-porte
I was canvassing in Fairbourne Road.
1. (+district) faire du démarchage électoral dans ; faire campagne dans 2. (+voter) [UK] solliciter le suffrage/vote de 3. (=scrutinize votes) [US] pointer
(+citizens, opinion) sonder
[Polling] They decided to canvass opinion before making a final decision. The Union of Teachers (NUT) announced plans to canvass 40,O00 members.
faire campagne pour
[Pol.] He had canvassed for Mr Foot in the leadership election.
faire un sondage d'opinion sur
prospecter la clientèle
'canvass' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
sell door-to-door (vt.) ; canvass (vt.)
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"canvass": examples and translations in context
You know, I'm gonna canvass up the block, see if I can get anybody to talk. Je vais sonder le quartier, voir si je peux trouver quelqu’un à qui parler.
We'll just canvass the town, ask questions, check backgrounds. Nous allons sonder la population. Poser des questions, vérifier les antécédents.
Ladies and gentlemen, when you get to the crime scene, We need you to canvass the crowd. Messieurs dames, quand vous arrivez sur la scène de crime, vous devez sonder la foule.
We're gonna need to canvass these buildings, and there's no way we can even get that. On va devoir sonder ces immeubles, Et il n'y a aucune raison pour qu'on ne trouve pas ça.
Of course, he says he can't tell us by memory, so we're gonna canvass the neighborhood, see if we can find 'em. Bien sûr, il prétend ne pas pouvoir nous le dire de mémoire, alors nous allons sonder le voisinage, voir si on peut les trouver.
I gotta run. We have to canvass the neighborhood. J'y vais... on fait une enquête de voisinage.
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