Meaning of pursuit

pur•suit

Pronunciation: (pur-st'), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of pursuing: in pursuit of the fox.
  2. an effort to secure or attain; quest: the pursuit of happiness.
  3. any occupation, pastime, or the like, in which a person is engaged regularly or customarily: literary pursuits.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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