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English definition of “pursuance”

pursuance

noun [U] uk   /pəˈsjuː.əns/ us    /pɚˈsuː-/ formal
the pursuance of something the act of trying to achieve something: She has devoted herself to the pursuance of justice for her son. In pursuance of his aims, he has decided to stand for parliament.
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