Pursuit definitions

pər-so͝ot'
The act or an instance of chasing or pursuing.

The pursuit of the suspect by the police.

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The act of striving to gain or accomplish something.

The pursuit of wealth; the pursuit of higher education.

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An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
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The act of pursuing.
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An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy.
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Pursuit is the act of following something, either to catch it or to engage in a specific activity.

An example of pursuit is the quest for happiness.

An example of pursuit is when you chase behind someone to try to catch him.

An example of pursuit is playing tennis, which is a leisure pursuit.

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The act of pursuing.

Unremitting pursuit of wealth doesn't bring happiness, particularly if successful.

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(cycling) A discipline in track cycling where two opposing teams start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch their opponents.
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Origin of pursuit

Middle English from Anglo-Norman pursuite from pursure to pursue pursue