Pursuant



[per-soo-uh nt] /pərˈsu ənt/

adjective
1.
proceeding after; following (usually followed by to):
Pursuant to his studies he took a job in an office.
2.
.
adverb, Also, pursuantly
3.
according (usually followed by to):
to do something pursuant to an agreement.
4.
in a manner conformable (usually followed by to):
to act pursuant to the dictates of one’s conscience.
/pəˈsjuːənt/
adjective
1.
(mainly law) (usually postpositive) often foll by to. in agreement or conformity
2.
(archaic) pursuing
adj.

late 14c., from Old French poursuiant, porsivant, present participle of porsuir, porsivre “chase, pursue” (see pursue). Meaning “carrying out; following, according” is from 1690s.

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