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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: quere 'question' (16-19 centuries), from Latin quaere! 'ask!'

query

1 noun
     
que‧ry1 plural queries [countable]
a question that you ask to get information, or to check that something is true or correct
query about
Give us a ring if you have any queries about the contract.
Staff are always available to answer your queries.

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