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pursue /pəˈsjuː $ pərˈsuː/ verb [transitive]

تعقیب کردن ، تعاقب کردن ، تحت تعقیب قانونی قرار دادن ، دنبال کردن ، اتخاذکردن ، پیگیری کردن ، پیگرد کر دن ، قانون ـ فقه: دادخواهی کردن ، علوم نظامی: دنبال کردن
- follow, chase, dog, hound, hunt, hunt down, run after, shadow, stalk, tail (informal), track
- try for, aim for, desire, seek, strive for, work towards
- engage in, carry on, conduct, perform, practise
- continue, carry on, keep on, maintain, persevere in, persist in, proceed
Related Idioms: go in pursuit (of)
Related Words: persevere, persist, oppress, persecute, badger, bait, hound, ride
English Thesaurus: follow, chase, run after somebody/go after somebody, stalk, pursue, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

pursue S3 W2 AC /pəˈsjuː $ pərˈsuː/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: noun: pursuer, pursuit; verb: pursue]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Anglo-French; Origin: pursuer, from Old French poursuir, from Latin prosequi; prosecute]

1. to continue doing an activity or trying to achieve something over a long period of time ⇒ pursuit:
She plans to pursue a career in politics.
Students should pursue their own interests, as well as do their school work.
pursue a goal/aim/objective etc
companies that pursue the traditional goal of profits
a campaign promise to pursue policies that will help the poor

2. pursue the matter/argument/question etc to continue trying to find out about or persuade someone about a particular subject:
Janet did not dare pursue the matter further.
The defence pursued the question of Dr Carrington’s state of mind.

3. to chase or follow someone or something, in order to catch them, attack them etc ⇒ pursuit:
Briggs ran across the field with one officer pursuing him.

4. to keep trying to persuade someone to have a relationship with you:
I was pleased, but somewhat embarrassed, when she pursued me.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. continue sth/try to achieve sth
ADV. further, still | actively, energetically, vigorously | doggedly He was still doggedly pursuing his studies.
relentlessly | effectively, successfully How can we most effectively pursue these aims?
VERB + PURSUE decide to We have decided not to pursue the matter further.
intend to, want to, wish to deciding on which career you wish to pursue
be/feel inclined to | be reluctant to | be able to, be at liberty to, be free to | continue to
PHRASES the ability/freedom to pursue sth the freedom to pursue her own interests
be not worth pursuing I decided the matter was not worth pursuing further.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. chase sb
ADV. relentlessly He pursued her relentlessly, refusing to take ‘no’ for an answer.
PHRASES closely/hotly pursued by sb He ran past, hotly pursued by two policemen.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


pursue a career
You have to be dedicated to pursue a career in medicine.
pursue an interest
Always encourage children to pursue their interests.
pursue a goal/aim/objective
She was known to be ruthless in pursuing her goals.
pursue your ambitions
David left the company to pursue his political ambitions.
pursue a policy/strategy
The organization is pursuing a policy of cost cutting.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی pursue) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.21 : 2206
4.21دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی pursue)
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