Pronunciation: (pur-sOO'unt), [key]
1. proceeding after; following (usually fol. by to): Pursuant to his studies he took a job in an office.
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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.