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Definition of 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.
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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
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