quaere


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quaere

(ˈkwɪərɪ)
n
a query or question
interj
ask or inquire: used esp to introduce a question
[C16: Latin, imperative of quaerere to inquire]

quae•re

(ˈkwɪər i)
Archaic. v. imperative.
1. ask; inquire (used to introduce or suggest a question).
n.
2. a query or question.
[1525–35; < Latin, 2nd person singular imperative of quaerere to seek, ask]
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