Definitions for hot pursuit

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hot pursuit

Wiktionary

  1. hot pursuit(Noun)

    pursuit of someone in order to apprehend him, especially across a border

Freebase

  1. Hot Pursuit

    Hot Pursuit is a 1987 comedy film starring John Cusack, Robert Loggia, Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller and Keith David.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. hot pursuit

    Pursuit commenced within the territory, internal waters, the archipelagic waters, the territorial sea, or territorial airspace of the pursuing state and continued without interruption beyond the territory, territorial sea, or airspace. Hot pursuit also exists if pursuit commences within the contiguous or exclusive economic zones or on the continental shelf of the pursuing state, continues without interruption, and is undertaken based on a violation of the rights for the protection of which the zone was established. The right of hot pursuit ceases as soon as the ship or hostile force pursued enters the territory or territorial sea of its own state or of a third state. This definition does not imply that force may or may not be used in connection with hot pursuit. NOTE: This term applies only to law enforcement activities.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Josh Billings:

    The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.

  2. Mohamed Ibn Chambas:

    They have not been able to agree the idea of joint operations and right of hot pursuit, which is very, very crucial in fighting a movement like Boko Haram which can engage in battle in one country and then run into another.

Images & Illustrations of hot pursuit

Translation

Find a translation for the hot pursuit definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these hot pursuit definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"hot pursuit." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 10 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/hot pursuit>.

Are we missing a good definition for hot pursuit? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for hot pursuit:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.