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  1. sought(adj)

    that is looked for

    "the long sought relatives"

    Synonyms:
    sought-after(a)

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

  2. sought, sought-after(a)(adj)

    being searched for

    "the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum"

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

How to pronounce sought?

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Veena
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How to use sought in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    ...But your visit to Moscow gives us hope that we can at least take the first steps to restore full-scale relations between our states, russia never sought confrontation.

  2. Rob Townsend:

    SoftBank will vigorously defend itself against these meritless claims, under the terms of our agreement, which Adam Neumann signed, SoftBank had no obligation to complete the tender offer in which Mr. Neumann -- the biggest beneficiary -- sought to sell nearly $ 1 billion in stock.

  3. Marie Yovanovitch:

    Thus, perhaps, it was not surprising, that when our anti-corruption efforts got in the way of a desire for profit or power, Ukrainians who preferred to play by the old, corrupt rules sought to remove me. What continues to amaze me is that they found Americans willing to partner with them and, working together, they apparently succeeded in orchestrating the removal of a U.S. ambassador.

  4. Richard Burr:

    The committee has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the intelligence community assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions, the committee continues its investigation, and I am hopeful that this installment of the committee’s work will soon be followed by additional summaries providing the American people with clarity around Russia’s activities regarding U.S. elections. Whether Russian authorities sought to meddle in the 2016 election to help Trump prevail has been a key point of contention between House and Senate intelligence committees. SEVEN KEY HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOMBSHELL WATCHDOG REPORT INTO DOJ, FBI BIAS In May,Senate Intelligence Committee leaders backed the 2017 intel community report that formally accused Russia of trying to interfere in the election to the Trump campaign's benefit. The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton, top Senate committee Democrat Mark Warner said in a joint statement at the time. On Tuesday, Warner said the committee's review had confirmed those findings.

  5. State John Kerry:

    This is the good deal that we have sought.


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