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in quest of (something)

Hunting, seeking, or searching for something. I'm going to town in quest of a new book to read. The border is always filled with refugees in quest of a better future. Tommy been in quest of a
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quest for (someone or something)

To hunt, seek, or search for something. We've been questing for locations to shoot our new film. The border is always filled with refugees questing for a better future.
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in quest of someone or something

 and in search of someone or something
seeking or hunting something; trying to find something. They went into town in quest of a reasonably priced restaurant. Monday morning I'll go out in search of a job.
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quest for someone or something

to seek after someone or something. Martin is off questing for a book on baroque organ building. She is questing for a better way to do it.
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in search of

Also, in quest of. Looking for, seeking, as in They went to California in search of gold, or I went to the library in quest of a quiet place to read. The first term dates from the mid-1400s, the second from the second half of the 1500s.
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Quest is taking this matter very seriously and is committed to the privacy and security of our patients personal information.
Quest Academy, with assistance from its young students, will build an interactive childrens museum as part of its operation in a Palatine retail plaza.
As with most data mines, there's no indication as to when the quest feature will be fully deployed within Pokemon Go.
After you finish the Power Vacuum quest return to Aurek Base and turn it in.
In the opening section of his final extensive chapter (two-thirds of this short volume), Wright discusses assumptions and advances of "the third quest" for the historical Jesus--for example, its scholars' "attempt to do history seriously" (p.
One is a Quest for Linux that would challenge students to develop creative scripts using the Linux operating system.
"Final Fantasy XIV" patch 4.2 also adds new side story quests. For "Precious Reclamation," players must be Disciple of War or Magic level 70.
"Titan Quest" fans would be very glad to know that a new expansion to the action role-playing game has arrived this week.
Quest Aircraft announced the launch of their new, interactive website.
Based on the uncovered data, Niantic Labs has already seeded network and protobuf support for three types of Daily Quests - an unknown type of quest, the First Catch of the Day Quest and the First PokAaAaAeA@Stop the Day Quest.
We are also very proud of this agreement, which demonstrates that an exemplary environmental solution is possible and thus allows Quest's global project to become even more socially acceptable and environmentally responsible, "commented Pierre Lortie, Quests Executive Chairman of the Board.
Quest Aircraft CEO Sam Hill said, The agreement between Setouchi Holdings and Mitsui will help us further expand Quests market globally for the Kodiak.
In a regulatory filing earlier, Quest Diagnostics disclosed that on May 14, American Medical Collection Agency, a billing collections vendor, notified Quest and Optum360, Quest Diagnostics' revenue cycle management provider, of potential unauthorized activity on AMCA's web payment page.
The multidimensionality of the Quest construct has been suggested by a number of authors, although there is a paucity of multidimensional Quest scales in the extant literature.