Translation of pursue in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /pərˈsuː; pəˈsjuː/


  • 1 1.1 (chase) perseguir* she's constantly pursued by her fans se ve constantemente asediada or perseguida por sus fans she seems to be pursued by bad luck parece que la persigue la mala suerte
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    • The most celebrated story of all, however, was one well-attested case of a monkey hotly pursuing an elderly policeman named Sub Inspector Bhola Ram.
    • Police officers pursuing the car stopped to help their victim, but despite the fact that he was no longer being pursued, the Peugeot driver went on to hit a second student.
    • He was arrested in the Roxy area by other police officers who pursued the bus on motorcycles.
    1.2 (seek, strive for) [pleasure/happiness] buscar*; [hopes/rights] luchar por, reivindicar*
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    • But we must pursue and accomplish our goals of building Inuktitut resources and curriculum.
    • Instead, by letting themselves always yet never fully imitated by the cyborg, the human now pursues a more ambitious goal of taking the place of ‘Being.’
    • Last spring, Alexis O'Hara brought her third year of organizing the Montreal Slam to a halt in order to pursue her own artistic goals.
  • 2 (carry out, continue with) 2.1 [policy/course of action] continuar* con; [research/study] continuar* con, proseguir* [formal] we can pursue the matter further in our next meeting podemos continuar con el tema en la próxima reunión 2.2 [profession] ejercer*, dedicarse* al ejercicio de
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    • It was, of course, a mistake for him to pursue the Labour leadership.
    • At the present time the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is a federal executive authority, which pursues State policy and engages in State administration in matters of defense.
    • It's one thing to examine the options, it is another to pursue a determined course of action to achieve a concrete result.

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