seek (something) from (someone or something)

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seek (something) from (someone or something)

To endeavor to obtain something from some person, group, organization, office, etc., especially in a formal or official capacity. Often used in passive constructions. I sought assurances from the team that the project would be completed on schedule. You'll have to seek approval from the board of directors.
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seek something from someone or something

to pursue something from someone or something. We will seek an injunction from the judge. My lawyer sought an injunction from the court to try to stop the building project.
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