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English definition of “pursue”

pursue

verb [T] (TRY TO DO)    /pəˈsjuː/ US  /pɚˈsuː/
C1 If you pursue a plan, activity, or situation, you try to do it or achieve it, usually over a long period of time: He decided to pursue a career in television. We need to decide soon what marketing strategy we should pursue for these new products. Michael Evans is leaving the company to pursue his own business interests. She is ruthless in pursuing her goals.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of pursue verb (TRY TO DO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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