pursuant


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pursuant

(pəˈsjuːənt)
adj
1. (Law) chiefly law (often foll by: to) in agreement or conformity
2. archaic pursuing
[C17: related to Middle English poursuivant following after, from Old French; see pursue]
purˈsuantly adv

pur•su•ant

(pərˈsu ənt)

adj.
pursuing.
Idioms:
pursuant to, in accordance with: Pursuant to instructions, I enclose the documents.
[1425–75; late Middle English, variant of pursevant pursuivant]
pur•su′ant•ly,

adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pursuant - (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with; "pursuant to our agreement"; "pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience"
consistent - (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
Translations
stosownie dozgodnie z

pursuant

[pəˈsjuːənt] ADV (frm) pursuant tode acuerdo con, conforme a

pursuant

adj (form) pursuant togemäß (+dat), → entsprechend (+dat); pursuant to our agreementunserem Abkommen gemäß or entsprechend
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