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quaere

[ kweer-ee ]
/ ˈkwɪər i /
Archaic.
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verb (imperative)

ask; inquire (used to introduce or suggest a question).

noun

a query or question.

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Origin of quaere

1525–35; <Latin, 2nd person singular imperative of quaerere to seek, ask
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British Dictionary definitions for quaere

quaere
/ (ˈkwɪərɪ) rare /

noun

a query or question

interjection

ask or inquire: used esp to introduce a question

Word Origin for quaere

C16: Latin, imperative of quaerere to inquire
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