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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
References in classic literature ?
The man who understands those principles best will be least likely to resort to oppressive expedients, or sacrifice any particular class of citizens to the procurement of revenue.
It does not appear, from all you have said, how any one perfection is required toward the procurement of any one station among you; much less, that men are ennobled on account of their virtue; that priests are advanced for their piety or learning; soldiers, for their conduct or valour; judges, for their integrity; senators, for the love of their country; or counsellors for their wisdom.
I did so, sir, for my sins," said I; "for it was by his means and the procurement of my uncle, that I was kidnapped within sight of this town, carried to sea, suffered shipwreck and a hundred other hardships, and stand before you to-day in this poor accoutrement.
To date, there is little "real world" experience among state tax administration agencies in dealing with procurement card transactions in an audit situation.
The e-procurement needs of the University have evolved and will continue to develop to meet internal and external demands to suit the changing procurement landscape in Scotland.
The school has rethought just about every aspect of its procurement system, beginning with the elimination of paper requisitions way back in 1992, to the development of a Web-based shopping engine for everyday purchases, to a new initiative that seeks to eventually eliminate paper checks to all regular vendors.
The terms acquisition and procurement are often used interchangeably even though there is a distinct difference between the two.
For example, Rogerson (1994) recognized the key role of government in shaping the defense procurement process and unique characteristics that impact weapons procurement incentives.
The report confirmed his belief, he said, that he needed to tighten and streamline the procurement system.
Sophie Kavanagh from PWC will consider what contracting authorities can gain from the flexibility offered by the new EU procurement regulations; Steve Robinson from Cardiff Council will discuss innovations in e-Procurement; top QCs including Philip Moser and Michel Bowsher will discuss what is happening when tender awards are challenged in court.
What a "contact" is under the statute is very broadly defined, namely "Any oral, written or electronic communication with the governmental entity under circumstances where a reasonable person would infer that the communication was intended to influence the governmental procurement.

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