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Pursuit

Pur`suit´
n.1.The act of following or going after; esp., a following with haste, either for sport or in hostility; chase; prosecution; as, the pursuit of game; the pursuit of an enemy.
Weak we are, and can not shun pursuit.
- Shak.
2.A following with a view to reach, accomplish, or obtain; endeavor to attain to or gain; as, the pursuit of knowledge; the pursuit of happiness or pleasure.
3.Course of business or occupation; continued employment with a view to same end; as, mercantile pursuits; a literary pursuit.
4.(Law) Prosecution.
Curve of pursuit
(Geom.) a curve described by a point which is at each instant moving towards a second point, which is itself moving according to some specified law.
Noun1.Pursuitpursuit - the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
Synonyms: chase, following
2.Pursuitpursuit - a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"
Synonyms: pursuance, quest
3.Pursuitpursuit - a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
Synonyms: pastime, interest
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