Examples of pursuit in a Sentence
The hounds were running in the woods in pursuit of a fox.
She enjoys reading, knitting, and other quiet pursuits.
Recent Examples of pursuit from the Web
In conquering the West Bank, Gaza, the Golan, and east Jerusalem, Israel created new and enduring realities that would frame the pursuit of peace and the waging of wars for the next half century.
Ivan Glasenberg, chief executive officer at Glencore Plc, discusses the company’s pursuit of Bunge Ltd. with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker from the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Paint giant PPG Industries Inc. dropped its $27.6 billion takeover pursuit of Akzo Nobel NV Thursday, ending an unusually bitter trans-Atlantic standoff pitting two of the world’s oldest industrial companies against each other.
Michael Rahal was a longtime wholesale food distributor who enjoyed a decidedly more exciting side pursuit during his middle-age years: auto racing.
For them, the bee is an all-consuming, year-round pursuit.
The pursuit of education doesn't end here for Motes.
Having played primarily in Mexico, as well as Nicaragua and his native Venezuela, the 26-year-old has fashioned a 180-degree turnaround in pursuit of a return to the U.S. and the affiliated ranks.
There was, Hertz added, an ancillary benefit to such relentless pursuit: sending a message to current tenants.
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Origin and Etymology of pursuit
Middle English, from Anglo-French pursute, from pursure
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of pursuit
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