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Definitions for pursuant
pərˈsu əntpur·suant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursuant(p)adjective

    (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with

    "pursuant to our agreement"; "pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience"


  1. pursuantadverb

    accordingly, consequently

  2. pursuantadjective

    in conformance to, or in agreement with

  3. Etymology: pursuant, present participle of pursuer

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pursuantadjective

    Done in consequence or prosecution of any thing.

    Etymology: from pursue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pursuantadjective

    acting in consequence or in prosecution (of anything); hence, agreeable; conformable; following; according; -- with to or of

  2. Pursuantadverb

    alt. of Pursuantly

  3. Etymology: [From Pursue: cf. OE. poursuiant. Cf. Pursuivant.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pursuant in a Sentence

  1. Antony Blinken:

    Today's report is in line with the United States' continuing opposition to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and the U.S. Government's continued compliance with PEESA, with today's action, the Administration has now sanctioned 8 persons and identified 17 of their vessels as blocked property pursuant to PEESA in connection with Nord Stream 2.

  2. Governance James Wallner:

    Her initial ruling was that this could work, now, the Republicans have a clever way to get around that by saying, well, you can’t get a budget our of the Budget Committee because we're not going to vote for it, there won't be a tie vote… and therefore, pursuant to the rules worked out at the beginning of the Congress, you can't start that discharge procedure.

  3. Alfredo Garcia:

    The state would have to prove, pursuant to the accessory after the fact statute, that they knewabout his crime and they intended to make sure or shield him from criminal liability, which I think isgoing to be very difficult to establish beyond a reasonable doubt.

  4. Dermot Shea:

    Jeffrey Epstein is in jail because of the hard work of NYPD detectives and our law enforcement partners who built a strong case and arrested him for his vile crimes, the NYPD follows the same protocol for every sex offender referred to us pursuant to state laws. NYPD detectives are relentless: if you are a sex offender, we will find you.

  5. Pablo Paez:

    We have consistently, strongly refuted these allegations, and we intend to continue to vigorously defend our company against these claims, the volunteer work program at immigration facilities as well as the wage rates and standards associated with the program are set by the Federal government. Our facilities, including the Aurora, Colo. Facility are highly rated and provide high-quality services in safe, secure and humane residential environments pursuant to the federal government’s national standards.

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  • gemäßGerman
  • de conformidadSpanish
  • conformité, conformémentFrench
  • zgodnie z, stosownie doPolish
  • [[em]] [[conformidade]] [[com]], nos termosPortuguese
  • соответствующий, в соответствии, соответственно, согласноRussian
  • i enlighet medSwedish
  • இணங்கச்Tamil
  • అనుసరించేTelugu
  • 根據Chinese

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    be present or associated with an event or entity
    • A. aggravate
    • B. interrogate
    • C. fudge
    • D. accompany

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