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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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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.
The new 2007 Quest, which makes its world debut at the 2006 Chicago Auto Show, is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide in spring 2006.
The Quest Channel provides access to two live Quests a year, as well as previous Quests including: AfricaQuest, GalapagosQuest, AsiaQuest, AmericaQuest and IslandQuest.
AustraliaQuest is offered through Classroom Connect's The Quest Channel, an ongoing series of unique educational experiences that empower students to make meaningful contributions to their own learning and influence ongoing global exploration.
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.
The Quest Compliance Suite for Windows consists of Quest InTrust, Quest InTrust for Active Directory, Quest Reporter and the Quest Compliance Portal.
Increasing regulatory pressures have created the need for solutions like the Quest Compliance Suite.
About Quest Application Performance Management Solutions
Quest Software offers proven application performance management (APM) products for organizations to manage end-user response time, meet service level agreements, and enable collaborative problem-solving of performance issues before they impact the end user.
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.