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Engelsk navneord: pursuit

1. pursuit (om handling) the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chase, following, pursual


Mindre specifikke termermotion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termershadowing, stalk, stalking, tailing, tracking, trailing

2. pursuit (om erkendelse) a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pursuit of love.
Life is more than the pursuance of fame.
A quest for wealth.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pursuance, quest


Mindre specifikke termersearch


Mere specifikke termerwild-goose chase

3. pursuit (om handling) an auxiliary activity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity


Mindre specifikke termerinterest, pastime, pursuit


Mere specifikke termerspelaeology, speleology

4. pursuit (om handling) a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSailing is her favorite pastime.
His main pastime is gambling.
He counts reading among his interests.
They criticized the boy for his limited pursuits.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interest, pastime


Mindre specifikke termerdiversion, recreation


Mere specifikke termeravocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity









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