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pro·cure

 (prō-kyo͝or′, prə-)
v. pro·cured, pro·cur·ing, pro·cures
v.tr.
1. To get by special effort; obtain or acquire: managed to procure a pass.
2. To bring about; effect: procure a solution to a knotty problem.
3. To obtain (a sexual partner) for another.
v.intr.
To obtain sexual partners for others.

[Middle English procuren, from Old French procurer, to take care of, from Latin prōcūrāre : prō-, for; see pro-1 + cūrāre, to care for (from cūra, care; see cure).]

pro·cur′a·ble adj.
pro·cur′ance, pro·cure′ment n.

procurement

(prəˈkjʊəmənt)
n
1. the act or an instance of procuring
2. (Commerce) commerce
a. the act of buying
b. (as modifier): procurement cost; procurement budget.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.procurement - the act of getting possession of something; "he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies"
acquisition - the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
Translations
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beszerzés

procurement

[prəˈkjʊəmənt]
A. Nobtención f
B. CPD procurement agency Nagencia f de aprovisionamiento
procurement price Nprecio m al productor

procurement

[prəˈkjʊərmənt]
napprovisionnement m
procurement of equipment and supplies → approvisionnement en équipements et fournitures
defence procurement → l'approvisionnement de la défense
modif [process, rules] → d'approvisionnement; [budget] → d'approvisionnement

procurement

nBeschaffung f; (of release)Bewirkung f; (of prostitutes)Beschaffung f

procurement

[prəˈkjʊəmənt] n (of goods) → rifornimento, approvvigionamento
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