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Definition of "pursuit" []

  • The act or an instance of chasing or pursuing. (noun)
  • The act of striving: the pursuit of higher education. (noun)
  • An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pursuit" in a sentence
  • "Now, Wright and Reynolds start another title pursuit in the spotlight."
  • "The title pursuit begins today when the Cavaliers play the Boston Celtics in one of four games to tip off the NBA season."
  • "Ferrari and McLaren may have the edge in horsepower but Jenson Button remains optimistic he can complete his title pursuit at Interlagos"