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verb [transitive] query pronunciation in American English /ˈkwɪri/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlequerying
past tensequeried
past participlequeried
  1. 1
    to ask a question about something because you have doubts about it

    It is not for us to query his decisions.

    query whether:

    We queried whether the job had been done properly.

  2. 2
    to ask something

    “Who would do such a thing?” he queried.

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