quaere
noun Etymology: Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, question Date: 1589 archaic query

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  • Quaere — is legal Latin, literally meaning inquire or query . In legal drafting it is usually used to indicate that the person expressing the view that precedes the phrase may not apply to the hypothesis following it. For example:: I am of the view that… …   Wikipedia

  • quaere — quae·re / kwir ē, kwer / n [Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, ask]: question usu. used to introduce a question quaere: whether the legislature intended such a result? Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Quaere — Qu[ae] re, v. imperative. [L., imperative of quaerere to seek.] Inquire; question; see; used to signify doubt or to suggest investigation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quaere — Latin imperative of quaerere to ask, inquire (see QUERY (Cf. query)). Hence one may ask (1530s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • quaere — [kwē′rē, kwir′ē] Archaic v. [L, imper. of quaerere, to ask] inquire: used as a note suggesting further investigation of a point n. a query or question …   English World dictionary

  • quaere — ˈkwirē noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, ask archaic : query, question the great quaere is, when he will come again Thomas Browne * * * /kwear ee/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaere — 1. verb /ˈkwɪəri/ To ask or query; used imperatively to introduce a question or signify doubt. Now, she cannot express her emotions fully: Quaere: will she feel them fully? 2. noun /ˈkwɪəri/ A question or query. Had ten dozen o …   Wiktionary

  • quaere — /kwear ee/, Archaic. v. imperative. 1. ask; inquire (used to introduce or suggest a question). n. 2. a query or question. [1525 35; < L, 2nd person sing. impv. of quaerere to seek, ask] * * * …   Universalium

  • quaere — термин, обозначающий наличие вопроса, подлежащего решению …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • quaere — kwɪrɪ / kwɪər n. question, query (Archaic) v. ask a question, query, inquire (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

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