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  • v. Present participle of pursue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. following in order to overtake or capture or as accompaniment to such pursuit


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  • Bush also spent his term pursuing a pragmatic domestic agenda, choosing what he perceived as responsible and prudent decision-making over ideology – the “town father” model that you might expect from a Greenwich patrician.

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  • The book opens with the gunslinger of the title pursuing the man in black across an endless desert, and continues in an oddly dreamlike (not to say nightmarish) fashion as we learn more of the gunslinger, the post apocalyptic world (that has 'moved on') and his quarry.

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  • It could be as simple as putting the word "pursuing" before that imaginary degree on your resume.

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  • Slightly less than a quarter of associates can be identified by a love of the law and their interest in pursuing careers in public service or education.

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  • Misconduct by prosecutors in pursuing criminal defendants, even when it leads to wrongful convictions, is seldom punished, according to a study released Monday of hundreds of cases in California state and federal courts.

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  • Ed Rendell said: "The mayor has taken a responsible action in pursuing this course."

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  • In any event, his estate seems singularly disinterested in pursuing it.

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  • Personal statement: Please include a single page statement describing the following your interest in pursuing training in pediatric palliative care, the goals you hope to achieve in training, and your plans after fellowship.

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  • Fellows interested in pursuing clinical research usually complete a Master's level curriculum in order to fulfill the requirements for the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship.

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  • For those applicants interested in pursuing a traditional GI fellowship with additional Nutrition training, a combined four-year program is available.

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