Pursuing Pursuits

Pursuit

Meanings and phrases

pursuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; chase; pursual; following
  2. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; pursuance; quest
  3. an auxiliary activity; avocation; by-line; hobby; sideline; spare-time activity
  4. a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); pastime; interest

right to the pursuit of happiness

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the right to try to find happiness

team pursuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won the gold medal in team pursuit at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
  • He won the silver medal in team pursuit at the 1960 Summer Olympics
  • He won the silver medal in team pursuit in the 1960 Summer Olympics.

individual pursuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the 2002 Commonwealth Games he won the individual pursuit.
  • The men's 3 km individual pursuit (C3) took place on 31 August.
  • The men's 3 km individual pursuit (C2) took place on 31 August.

pursuit event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 4000m individual pursuit event was introduced at these Games.
  • Having never skated the pursuit event, Davis submitted his declaration to U.S.
  • He competed in the men's individual pursuit event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

hot pursuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He proceeds to run for five hours or so to escape the spider, who is in hot pursuit.
  • Zemo launches the plane with an armed explosive on it with Rogers and Barnes in hot pursuit.
  • The "Encarnación" and the "galera" followed in hot pursuit, but the Dutch managed to flee by nightfall.

team pursuit event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has won three bronze medals in the team pursuit event at the Commonwealth Games.
  • The team pursuit event had its inception at the senior level during the 2004–05 season.
  • He finished fourth in the 4000 m team pursuit event at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.
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