quaere

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noun quae·re \ˈkwir-ē, ˈkwer-\

Definition of quaere

archaic

  1. :  query

Origin and Etymology of quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, question


First Known Use: 1589


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quaere

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noun quae·re \ˈkwir-ē, ˈkwer-\

Legal Definition of quaere

  1. :  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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