• (British) IPA: /pəˈsjuːt/, /pɜːˈsjuːt/, /pəˈʃuːt/, /pɜːˈʃuːt/
  • (America) IPA: /pɝˈsuːt/
  • (Australia) IPA: /pəˈʃʉːt/, /pəˈsʉːt/


  1. The act of pursuing.
    Unremitting pursuit of wealth doesn't bring happiness, particularly if successful.
  2. A hobby or recreational activity, done regularly.
  3. (cycling) A discipline in track cycling where two opposing teams start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch their opponents.
  4. (legal, obsolete) prosecution
    • That pursuit for tithes ought, and of ancient time did pertain to the spiritual court.
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