What does hot pursuit mean?

Definitions for hot pursuit

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  1. hot pursuit(Noun)

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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hot pursuit in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hot pursuit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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

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