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noun [C] uk   us   /kwest/ literary
C2 a long search for something that is difficult to find, or an attempt to achieve something difficult: Nothing will stop them in their quest for truth. She went to India on a spiritual quest. [+ to infinitive] She does aerobics four times a week in her quest to achieve the perfect body.
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