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pursuance

[ per-soo-uhns ]
/ pərˈsu əns /
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noun
the following or carrying out of some plan, course, injunction, or the like.
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Origin of pursuance

First recorded in 1590–1600; pursue + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM pursuance

non·pur·su·ance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pursuance

pursuance
/ (pəˈsjuːəns) /

noun
the carrying out or pursuing of an action, plan, etc
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