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.
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Now, the two billionaires have crossed paths in the pursuit of a prized Texas utility.
Despite the name, Knox’s efforts are not so much a romantic pursuit as a way to invite people to talk to one another — in person, not by phone.
The company will dispatch representatives to Mrs. Trump’s hometown in Slovenia in pursuit of the Raka red onion — a rare Egyptian-Slovenian crossbreed first developed by the first lady’s grandfather, on the family farm where her mother once worked.
The protests at different Pride parades around the country have inspired conversations about working within the system versus overthrowing it and about the intersectionality (that should be) inherent in the LGBTQ pursuit of equality.
The Big Five tech companies—Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon—are now worth a collective $3 trillion, forcing each to pursue bigger and bigger deals in pursuit of market supremacy as their leaders obsess over scale.
The pharmaceutical industry has been in hot pursuit of an increasingly enticing demographic target: An estimated 30 million people in the United States — about 10 percent of the population — are living with one of roughly 7,000 rare diseases.
Pegida’s rise mirrored his own life pursuit: to shift Germany’s left-leaning social and political culture to deeply conservative, nationalist values.
But being funny behind a screen is a solitary pursuit, so six months in, Lola and Nicole revealed their identities to the Meme Cartel.
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Origin and Etymology of pursuit
Middle English, from Anglo-French pursute, from pursure
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of pursuit
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