in pursuance of

idiom

Definition of in pursuance of

formal
: in order to do (something) or to do what is required by (something) The changes will be made in pursuance of the contract.

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“In pursuance of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20pursuance%20of. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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