canvassing


canvassing
index analysis, inquiry (systematic investigation)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


canvassing
the attempt made, off trade premises, to get another person to enter into a regulated consumer credit agreement. Canvassing for debtor-creditor agreements off trade premises is an offence.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • Canvassing — Der englische Politiker Jack Straw beim Canvassing Unter Canvassing (dt. „Kundenfang“ oder „Stimmenwerbung“) versteht man die systematische Anbahnung eines direkten Kontaktes zu einer bestimmten Gruppe von Personen. Diese Art der Kontaktaufnahme… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • canvassing — / kænvəsɪŋ/ noun the practice of asking people to buy, to vote, or to say what they think ● door to door canvassing ● canvassing techniques …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Canvassing — Canvass Can vass, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {canvassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Canvassing}.] [OF. Canabasser to examine curiously, to search or sift out; properly, to sift through canvas. See {Canvas}, n.] 1. To sift; to strain; to examine thoroughly; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canvassing — Can|vas|sing [ kænvəsiŋ] das; [s] <aus engl. canvassing »Wahl , Kundenwerbung« zu to canvass »(Wahl)werbung machen«> Wahlstimmenwerbung durch persönliche Hausbesuche prominenter Politiker …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • canvassing — ➡ elections * * * …   Universalium

  • Canvassing — Stemmehvervning …   Danske encyklopædi

  • canvassing — can·vas·sing s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} tecnica di persuasione basata sulla propaganda capillare {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1955. ETIMO: der. di (to) canvass, ant. passare al setaccio poi criticare, sollecitare (voti) , da canvas canapa …   Dizionario italiano


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