pursuit

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pur·suit

noun \pər-ˈsüt, -ˈsyüt\

Definition of PURSUIT

1
:  the act of pursuing
2
:  an activity that one engages in as a vocation, profession, or avocation :  occupation

Examples of PURSUIT

  1. The hounds were running in the woods in pursuit of a fox.
  2. She enjoys reading, knitting, and other quiet pursuits.

Origin of PURSUIT

Middle English, from Anglo-French pursute, from pursure
First Known Use: 14th century

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