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Etymology

An anglicisation of quere, an obsolete variant form of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] quære.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
query

Plural
queries

query (queries)
  1. A question or inquiry.
    The teacher answered the student's query concerning biosynthesis.
  2. (computing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A set of instructions passed to a database.
    The database admin switched on query logging for debugging purposes.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to query

Third person singular
queries

Simple past
queried

Past participle
-

Present participle
querying

to query (third-person singular simple present queries, present participle querying, simple past and past participle queried)
  1. (transitive) To ask, inquire.
  2. (intransitive) To ask a question.
  3. (transitive) To question or call into doubt.
  4. (computing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To pass a query to a database to retrieve information.

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