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pursuant (adj.)

late 14c., "done in consequence of or in prosecution of something," from Anglo-French pursuant, from Old French poursuiant, porsivant, present participle of porsuir, porsivre "chase, pursue" (see pursue). Meaning "carrying out; following, according" is from 1690s. As an adverb, "according, agreeably," 1670s. As a noun, "one who seeks, an aspirant," late 14c.

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Definitions of pursuant from WordNet

pursuant (adj.)
(followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with;
pursuant to our agreement
pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience
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