pursuance

noun pur·su·ance \ pər-ˈsü-ən(t)s \
Updated on: 4 Mar 2018

Definition of pursuance

: the act of pursuing; especially : a carrying out or into effect : prosecution
  • in pursuance of his duties

Examples of pursuance in a Sentence

  1. until recently he has been fully engaged in pursuance of his duties as governor

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1601

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