Pronunciation: (pur-sOO'unt),[key] —adj. 1. proceeding after; following (usually fol. by to): Pursuant to his studies he took a job inan office. 2. pursuing.
—adv.Also,pur•su'ant•ly. 1. according (usually fol. by to): to do something pursuant to an agreement. 2. in a manner conformable (usually fol. by to): to act pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience.