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pursuer

noun [C] uk   /pəˈsjuː.ər/ us    /pɚˈsuː.ɚ/

pursuer noun [C] (FOLLOWING)

someone who is chasing you: She made a sudden right turn off the road in order to escape her pursuers. figurative The team are ten points ahead of their closest pursuers in the league.

pursuer noun [C] (ATTEMPT)

someone who is trying to achieve something: He described himself as a pursuer of truth and justice.
Translations of “pursuer”
in Korean 뒤쫓는 사람, 추적자…
in Arabic مُطارِد…
in Portuguese perseguidor, -ora…
in Catalan perseguidor, -a…
in Japanese 追跡者, 追手…
in Italian inseguitore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 追趕, 追趕者,追捕者, 追求者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 追赶, 追赶者,追捕者, 追求者…
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