quaere

noun
quae·​re | \ ˈkwir-ē How to pronounce quaere (audio) , ˈkwer- How to pronounce quaere (audio) \

Definition of quaere

archaic

First Known Use of quaere

1589, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, question

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The first known use of quaere was in 1589

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“Quaere.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quaere. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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quaere

noun
quae·​re | \ ˈkwir-ē, ˈkwer- How to pronounce quaere (audio) \

Legal Definition of quaere

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

History and Etymology for quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, ask

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