quaere

noun quae·re \ ˈkwir-ē , ˈkwer- \

Definition of quaere

archaic

Origin and Etymology of quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, question


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quaere

noun quae·re \ ˈkwir-ē, ˈkwer- \

legal Definition of quaere

:question usually used to introduce a question
  • quaere: whether the legislature intended such a result?

Origin and Etymology of quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, ask


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