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pursuit

[pǝ'sjuːt]

  1. N

    1. (=chase) caza f , persecución f ; (fig) [of pleasure, happiness, knowledge] busca f , búsqueda f

    2. (=occupation)

  2. CPD

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This Directive should not, however, prejudice the application, at national level, of rules concerning the conditions for the pursuit of an activity or a profession, provided that they are compatible with Community law.
La presente Directiva no afecta, sin embargo, a la aplicación, a escala nacional, de las normas relativas a las condiciones de ejercicio de una actividad o de una profesión, siempre que éstas sean compatibles con el Derecho comunitario.
They had hunted people before, stalked them and brought them to justice, so there was a different context to their pursuit than what I had suddenly surrounding me.
Ya habían perseguido personas antes, les habían seguido los pasos y las habían llevado ante la justicia, de modo que su búsqueda tenía un contexto distinto a lo que de repente me rodeaba a mí.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
(b)up to 10 % of its assets, in the case of an investment company, provided that the borrowing is to make possible the acquisition of immovable property essential for the direct pursuit of its business;
hasta un máximo del 10 % de sus activos, en el caso de sociedades de inversión, siempre que se trate de préstamos para la adquisición de bienes inmuebles indispensables para la continuación directa de sus actividades;
Peter nodded. More than a few things had occurred to him. First, there was no way of telling if the Angel knew they were in pursuit, which he thought might be an advantage, but also might not be.
Peter asintió y pensó que probablemente el ángel no era consciente de que lo seguían, lo que tal vez constituyese una ventaja.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
The interrruption of proceedings shall not affect the pursuit of the technical examination or verification of the variety concerned by an Examination Office where the relevant fees have already been paid to the Office.
La interrupción del procedimiento no afectará a la continuación del examen o comprobación técnicos de la variedad de que se trate por parte de una oficina de examen siempre y cuando se hayan abonado las tasas correspondientes a la Oficina.
the pursuit of cost-effectiveness and sustainable impact of activities,
tratar de obtener una buena relación coste-eficacia y unos efectos sostenibles de la actividad,
He didn't imagine for an instant that this would put the doctor off his pursuit.
Eso no disuadiría al médico.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
constitute a material breach of the laws, regulations or administrative provisions which lay down the conditions governing authorisation or which specifically govern pursuit of the activities of credit institutions, or
constituir una violación del contenido de las disposiciones legales, reglamentarias o administrativas que establecen las condiciones de autorización o que regulan de manera específica el ejercicio de la actividad de las entidades de crédito, o
constitute a material breach of the laws, regulations or administrative provisions which lay down the conditions governing authorisation or which specifically govern pursuit of the activities of investment firms;
constituir una infracción grave de las disposiciones legales, reglamentarias o administrativas que fijan las condiciones que rigen la autorización o que rigen específicamente el desarrollo de las actividades de las empresas de inversión;
Pursuit shall be solely over land borders.
La persecución se efectuará únicamente por las fronteras terrestres.

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pǝ'sjuːtFeminine nouncaza; persecución; busca; búsquedaExamples

the pursuit of wealth — el afán de riqueza
in (the) pursuit of sth/sb — en busca de algo/algn
to set out in pursuit of sb — salir en busca de algn
with two policemen in hot pursuit — con dos policías pisándole los talones

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in pursuit of
en pos de

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pursuit

noun
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Common casepursuitpursuits
Possessive casepursuit'spursuits'