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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 also remains one of the roomiest front-wheel drive minivans in its segment, with the widest opening doors for easy access to the standard Fold-Away 2nd and 3rd row seats.
When Quest was introduced, it redefined the segment with its emphasis on combining car-like performance, innovative style, sporty appearance and exceptional practicality and versatility," said Brad Bradshaw, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division.
By adding the Quests to our everyday lesson plans, we have seen students become more engaged and energized by the process of learning and exchanging ideas," said Adele Beauchene, 7th grade teacher from Nevada Middle School in Nevada, Iowa.
The Quest Channel provides access to two live Quests a year, as well as previous Quests including: AfricaQuest, GalapagosQuest, AsiaQuest, AmericaQuest and IslandQuest.
Red Energy also implemented Quest Password Manager, which allows end users to automatically reset forgotten passwords, greatly reducing the number of help desk requests.
They have chosen the strength and security that Active Directory provides to manage their digital identities, and Quest helps simplify this management in an automated, more secure way.
0 of Quest ActiveRoles Server is available now, with North American pricing beginning at $25 per enabled user (USD).
This release may include predictions, estimates and other information that might be considered forward-looking statements, including statements concerning the availability and market acceptance of our new version of Quest ActiveRoles Server.
Compliance with regulatory legislation is a non-negotiable requirement faced by organizations worldwide," said Doug Davis, director of product management, Quest Software.
The Quest Compliance Suite for Windows consists of Quest InTrust, Quest InTrust for Active Directory, Quest Reporter and the Quest Compliance Portal.
Note to Editors: Quest and Quest Software are registered trademarks of Quest Software Inc.
Many customers are surprised when their newly-deployed J2EE applications perform far below everyone's expectations, resulting in lost revenue and increased resource costs," said John Newsom, vice president of application performance management solutions, Quest Software.
Also highlighted within the comparative product review were Foglight's diagnostics capabilities, utilizing Quest Spotlight(R).
Comprised of three new releases of popular Quest point products -- FastLane(R) ActiveRoles 5.
Quest is committed to supporting all key J2EE e-business platforms with PerformaSure," said Ed Lycklama, chief architect J2EE Solutions, Quest Software.