Definition of pursuance in English:

pursuance

Syllabification: pur·su·ance
Pronunciation: /pərˈso͞oəns
 
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noun

formal
  • 1The carrying out of a plan or action: you have a right to use public areas in the pursuance of your lawful hobby
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    • An amalgamation or transfer of engagements in pursuance of section 50, 51 or 52 of this Act shall not prejudice any right of a creditor of any registered society which is a party thereto.
    • This may take the form of either pursuance of a formally sanctioned persecutory scheme, or non-conforming behaviour by official agents which is not subject to a timely and effective rectification by the State.
    • India could be a tremendous source of inspiration to the West, if she gave up aping Western nations in the pursuance of their nuclear armament programme.
  • 1.1The action of trying to achieve something: they are considering a walkout in pursuance of a better deal
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    • We all know that there are more than 20 militant groups operating in this tiny land of 2 million people called Manipur in pursuance of retrieving the lost sovereignty from the Indian union.
    • In pursuance of their goal they went on persistently staging plays, never making any compromises at any cost and never giving in to the temptation of commercial theatre.
    • They are doing that in pursuance of their political agenda.

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