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pursuing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • the controversy concerning the pursuing of criminals in speeding vehicles along busy highways

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pursuing

verb
present participle of pursue

Synonyms & Antonyms of pursuing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to go after or on the track of
  • the policeman doggedly pursued the pickpocket through the crowded subway station

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2 to go in search of
  • urged the graduates to pursue personal fulfillment instead of financial success

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“Pursuing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pursuing. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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