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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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