What does pursuance mean?

Definitions for pursuance
pərˈsu ənspur·suance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursuit, pursuance, questnoun

    a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria

    "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"

  2. pursuance, prosecutionnoun

    the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion


  1. pursuancenoun

    A search for something; a pursuit or quest

  2. pursuancenoun

    A completion or putting into effect of something already begun; a prosecution

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pursuancenoun

    the act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after

    Etymology: [See Pursuant.]

  2. Pursuancenoun

    the state of being pursuant; consequence

    Etymology: [See Pursuant.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pursuance in a Sentence

  1. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Don't be deceived. Vision and strategy aren't enough. The meat and potatoes of achievement is in circadian pursuance.

  2. Jean-Pierre Levy:

    In the pursuance of ocean governance we must strive to reduce the north-south gap

  3. William Howard Taft:

    The President can exercise no power which cannot be fairly and reasonably traced to some specific grant of power in the Federal Constitution or in an act of Congress passed in pursuance thereof. There is no undefined residuum of power which he can exercise because it seems to him to be in the public interest.

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    be similar, be in line with
    • A. deny
    • B. demolish
    • C. conform
    • D. condemn

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