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 (prō-kyo͝or′ər, prə-)
1. One that procures: a procurer of free tickets to concerts.
2. A pander.


(prəˈkjʊərə) or feminine


a person who procures, esp one who procures women or girls as prostitutes


(proʊˈkyʊər ər, prə-)

a person who procures, esp. a pander or pimp.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.procurer - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)procurer - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
England - a division of the United Kingdom
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
procuress - a woman pimp
whoremaster, whoremonger - a pimp who procures whores
2.procurer - someone who obtains or acquires; "the procurer of opera tickets"
acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)


[prəˈkjʊərəʳ] Nproxeneta m, alcahuete m


n (= pimp)Zuhälter m, → Kuppler m


[prəˈkjʊərəʳ] n (Law) → prosseneta m, lenone m
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And what credit can the poor clerk of a procurer have, pray?
This jail was a Noah's ark of the city's crime--there were murderers, "hold-up men" and burglars, embezzlers, counterfeiters and forgers, bigamists, "shoplifters," "confidence men," petty thieves and pickpockets, gamblers and procurers, brawlers, beggars, tramps and drunkards; they were black and white, old and young, Americans and natives of every nation under the sun.
This is the reason why bards love wine, mead, narcotics, coffee, tea, opium, the fumes of sandal -wood and tobacco, or whatever other procurers of animal exhilaration.
Elle a poste ceci : "Le Ministere Public au sein du Pole Judiciaire Economique et Financier demande a Monsieur le premier juge d'instruction du bureau 26 du Pole Judiciaire Economique et Financier d'inculper Rafik Ben Abdessalem Ben Bechir Bouchlaka ainsi que toute personne impliquee revelee par l'enquete pour l'usage par un fonctionnaire public de sa qualite pour se procurer lui-meme ou procurer a autrui un avantage injustifie portant prejudice a l'administration et l'utilisation illicite des biens publics en vertu des articles 32, 82, 96, 98 et 99 du code penal, et de l'article 58 du code de la comptabilite publique et demande au juge d'emettre les mandats necessaires".
En cette douloureuse circonstance, nous presentons nos sinceres condoleances et consolations a notre camarade Nabil Benabdallah, a la fille de la defunte Naoual, ses fils Fikri, Abdenbi, Ouahib, Choukri, a ses soeurs Khadija et Habiba, son frere Mohamed, ses petits-enfants, ses gendres et a tous les membres des familles Benabdallah et Ramzi et tous les proches, priant le Tout-puissant de leur procurer patience et reconfort et d'accueillir la defunte en Sa Sainte Misericorde.
The guidelines were issued for long term procurement of electricity by the distribution licensees, or the authorized representative(s), or an intermediary procurer, from grid-connected solar PV power projects of 5 MW and above, through competitive bidding.
beaucoup moins que]On a du mal a se procurer les vetements de l'Aid pour nos enfants.
According to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), the sole procurer of new power and water capacity in the Sultanate, the existing interconnection linking Oman's network with that of the UAE Emirate of Abu Dhabi at Mahadha can potentially handle up to 800MW in electricity transfers -- capacity equivalent to a mid-sized power plant -- during emergencies.
The procurer states will need to examine the matter in the light of the PPA and take necessary action," an official said.
Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Malir suspended head procurer and duty officer over lack of bullet proof vehicle with the deceased cops.
04 billion), Yonhap News Agency reported Wednesday, citing the state-run arms procurer.
With the new law, Wills said, a paper trail is established between the doctor and the procurer.