Definition of pursuant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pəˈsjuːənt//
; NAmE NAmE//pərˈsuːənt//
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pursuant to something (formal or law) according to or following something, especially a rule or law synonym accordance A complaint was made pursuant to section 13 of the Act of 1987. Word Originlate Middle English poursuiant (as a noun in the sense ‘prosecutor’): from Old French, ‘pursuing’, from the verb poursuir; later influenced in spelling by pursue.
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