seeker

seek seek [siːk] verb sought PTandPP [sɔːt ǁ sɒːt] [transitive]
to try to get or achieve something:

• Even while takeover talks were in progress, the company sought other potential buyers.

• Benefit claimants are asked to prove they are actively seeking work.

seek to do something

• The directors sought to expand the business through speculation.

— seeker noun [countable] :

• A fall in the number of young job-seekers is expected.

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seeker UK US /ˈsiːkər/ noun [C]
someone who is trying to find or get something: »

But income seekers want higher returns than this.

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The system automatically matches job seekers and employers based on identified skills and requirements.

See also JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE(Cf. Jobseeker's Allowance)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • seeker — [[t]si͟ːkə(r)[/t]] seekers N COUNT: usu pl, usu n N A seeker is someone who is looking for or trying to get something. → See also , job seeker I am a seeker after truth... The beaches draw sun seekers from all over Europe …   English dictionary

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