Definition of 'seek'
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We are seeking further legal advice on the matter in relation to a judicial review. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He focuses on finding value while seeking to minimise his exposure to risk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Were you seeking help for anything specific? Times, Sunday Times (2006)We sought and obtained written confirmation that that was the case. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is one of the reasons we sought advice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Others may be too ashamed to seek help. The Sun (2010)He already seeks and obtains advice where he needs it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They should seek advice from a qualified independent financial adviser. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Seek her advice as you face different challenges. Christianity Today (2000)If you are thinking of making a payment into court then you should seek advice first. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)He had offered to help parents seeking information after so many schools collapsed amid charges of shoddy and corrupt building practices. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Consider seeking help from a broker. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who or what was the "third person" that other Marxists had also sought without finding? The Origins of Economic Inequality between Nations: A critique of Western theories on development and underdevelopment (1990)When things go wrong, there is a natural wish to find culprits and seek compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It did not seek or obtain Arab support. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)They also play with youth, plucked from the ranks and taught to seek and find greatness. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If tummy pains persist after six hours, you should seek medical help. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Always seeking and finding the right poacher's positions, but starved of the right supply. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'seek'
British English: seek /siːk/ VERB
If you seek something, you try to find it or obtain it.
She decided she would seek work.
- American English: seek
- Arabic: يَبْحَثُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: procurar
- Chinese: 寻求
- Croatian: tražiti
- Czech: hledat
- Danish: søge
- Dutch: nastreven
- European Spanish: buscar pretender
- Finnish: etsiä
- French: chercher
- German: suchen
- Greek: γυρεύω
- Italian: cercare
- Japanese: 捜す
- Korean: 찾다
- Norwegian: lete
- Polish: poszukać
- European Portuguese: procurar
- Romanian: a căuta
- Russian: искать
- Spanish: buscar
- Swedish: sträva efter
- Thai: หา
- Turkish: aramak
- Ukrainian: шукати
- Vietnamese: tìm kiếm
Definition of seek from the Collins English Dictionary
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