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Definition of Pursuit

Pursuit

  1. The act of following or going after; esp., a following with haste, either for sport or in hostility; chase; prosecution; as, the pursuit of game; the pursuit of an enemy.
  2. A following with a view to reach, accomplish, or obtain; endeavor to attain to or gain; as, the pursuit of knowledge; the pursuit of happiness or pleasure.
  3. Course of business or occupation; continued employment with a view to same end; as, mercantile pursuits; a literary pursuit.
  4. Prosecution.

Pursuit Quotations

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Denis Waitley

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.
Bo Bennett
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Pursuit Translations

pursuit in Dutch is vervolging, achtervolging
pursuit in French is poursuite
pursuit in Italian is inseguimento
pursuit in Latin is consectatio