Definition of pursuance in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈsjuːəns/


[mass noun] formal
1Engagement in an activity or course of 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.
execution, discharge, implementation, performance, carrying out, conducting, conduct, effecting, doing, accomplishment, achievement, completion, fulfilment, dispatch, pursuing, prosecution, enforcement, following
1.1The action of trying to achieve something: staff took industrial action 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.
seeking of, search for, pursuit of;
quest for, hunt for, mission to acquire

Words that rhyme with pursuance


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