In pursuance of
Pursuance Pur*su"ance, n. [See {Pursuant}.] 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after. [1913 Webster]

Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being pursuant; consequence. [1913 Webster]

{In pursuance of}, in accordance with; in prosecution or fulfillment of. [1913 Webster]


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  • in pursuance of — in pursuit of; following; according to …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • in execution and pursuance of — /in eksakyuwshan aend pars(y)uwans 6v/ Words used to express the fact that the instrument is intended to carry into effect some other instrument, as in case of a deed in execution of a power …   Black's law dictionary

  • in execution and pursuance of — /in eksakyuwshan aend pars(y)uwans 6v/ Words used to express the fact that the instrument is intended to carry into effect some other instrument, as in case of a deed in execution of a power …   Black's law dictionary

  • Pursuance — Pur*su ance, n. [See {Pursuant}.] 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after. [1913 Webster] Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pursuance — n. (formal) in pursuance of (in pursuance of one s duties) * * * [pə sjuːəns] (formal) in pursuance of (in pursuance of one s duties) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pursuance — pur|su|ance [ pər suəns ] noun FORMAL in pursuance of something 1. ) in order to achieve a goal: in pursuance of greater profits 2. ) as part of the process of doing something: I saw him in pursuance of my investigation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pursuance — [[t]pə(r)sju͟ːəns, AM su͟ː [/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu in N of n If you do something in pursuance of a particular activity, you do it as part of carrying out that activity. [FORMAL] He ordered disclosure of a medical report to the Metropolitan Police in …   English dictionary

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