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seek

verb [T]
 
 
/siːk/ ( past tense and past participle sought)
TO FIND/GET B2 to try to find or get something: to seek advice/a solutionSearching
TO DO to try to do something: [+ to do sth] They are seeking to change the rules. to seek re-election →  See also hide-and-seek Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
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