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Turkish translation of “pursuit”

pursuit

noun [U]     /pəˈsjuːt/ US  /pərˈsuːt/
TRY when you try to achieve a plan, activity, or situation, usually over a long period of time
vazgeçmeme, başarmaya çalışma, uzun süre başarmaya çalışma
the pursuit of pleasure He left his native country in pursuit of freedom.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
FOLLOWING when you follow someone or something to try to catch them
peşinden koşmak, peşini bırakmama, elde etmeye çalışma
The police are in pursuit of a 25-year-old murder suspect.Pursuing
(Definition of pursuit noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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