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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 ?
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.
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.
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.
However, these admirable goals can go astray leading to potentially improper procurements, while striving to meet mission requirements.
Please identify one site each to use and evaluate PPIRS-SR in source selection and best value procurements for a one-year period, and provide feedback and recommendations on its suitability and usability.
Buy, CSTARS will be used to procure a wide variety of supplies and services, from office equipment to IT services, and will provide contract management functionality capable of handling both simple purchase requests and complex, large-scale IT solution procurements.
Miller also said that the Interim Guidelines reducing CMAS procurements to no more than $100,000 and reducing decision-making authority are bringing California's state and local procurement activity to a crawl:
Targeting organizations that do recurring purchasing of items in bulk quantities, that do occasional or periodic large-dollar procurements and that use competitive bidding in the procurement process, Orbis provides expert services to create a dynamic pricing environment for procurement events.
The objective of this project is to identify businesses along the Southwestern border which have the greatest likelihood of increasing sales, revenues, profits and employment in the private sector, if "Web-enabled" by having the basic hardware, software, telephony, connectivity, access to online procurements, access to online credit, access to online capital, access to online business, and environmental research.
By managing all the university's procurements, SDSU can negotiate master supplier agreements based on total SDSU purchase volume and eliminate repetition of lengthy bid procedures.
Since the introduction of the X/Open Brand, which guarantees portability of applications across all open systems environments that carry the X/Open Brand, the value of procurements requiring it has reached $14.

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