pursuant to

preposition
pur·​su·​ant to | \ pər-ˈsü-ənt- How to pronounce pursuant to (audio) \

Definition of pursuant to

: in carrying out : in conformity with : according to

Examples of pursuant to in a Sentence

Pursuant to the terms of the sale, the owner shall be solely responsible for damages.

First Known Use of pursuant to

1628, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pursuant to was in 1628

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“Pursuant to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pursuant%20to. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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pursuant to

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English Language Learners Definition of pursuant to

formal : in a way that agrees with or follows (something) : in accordance with (something)

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