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English definition of “pursue”

pursue

verb [T]
 
 
/pəˈsjuː/ US   /pərˈsuː/
to try to achieve something: He plans to pursue a career in advertising. to pursue a goal/dream/solution
to try to discover information about a subject: We will not be pursuing the matter any further. I don't think this idea is worth pursuing any further. The press has pursued this story relentlessly.
to try very hard to persuade someone to accept a job: The company has been pursuing him for some time.
(Definition of pursue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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