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Definition of crusade noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    crusade

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    NAmE//kruˈseɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1crusade (for/against something) crusade (to do something) a long and determined effort to achieve something that you believe to be right or to stop something that you believe to be wrong synonym campaign to lead a crusade against crime a moral crusade a crusade to give terminally ill people the right to die
  2. 2Crusade any of the wars fought in Palestine by European Christian countries against the Muslims in the Middle Ages
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