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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pur·su·ance /pɝˈsuən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pur·su·ance n.
 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after.
    Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. The state of being pursuant; consequence.
 In pursuance of, in accordance with; in prosecution or fulfillment of.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria;
           "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance
           of fame"; "a quest for wealth" [syn: pursuit, quest]
      2: the continuance of something begun with a view to its
         completion [syn: prosecution]