Meaning of “search sth/sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"search sth/sb out" in Business English

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search sth/sb out

phrasal verb with search uk /sɜːtʃ/ us verb

to find something or someone by looking for it or them:

The company has searched out new sources of oil.

(Definition of “search sth/sb out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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