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pro·cur·er

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

procurer

(prəˈkjʊərə) or feminine

procuress

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

pro•cur•er

(proʊˈkyʊər ər, prə-)

n.
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
2.procurer - someone who obtains or acquires; "the procurer of opera tickets"
acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
Translations

procurer

[prəˈkjʊərəʳ] Nproxeneta m, alcahuete m

procurer

n (= pimp)Zuhälter m, → Kuppler m

procurer

[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.
Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec), the UAE's leading procurer of water and electricity, has issued a tender for the construction and development of a new 2,000 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power project to be located at Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi.
However, the devices were recently excluded from the contract signed between the procurer, the Education Ministry, and the supplier, Swan, the SITA newswire reported.Edunet will connect 6,700 Slovak schools to the internet.
If we take the example of a power plant, the provider may be paid directly through user charges (for example, the sale of power), by the procurer through a unitary charge (such as capacity payments), or by a combination of the two.
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), sultanate's sole procurer of electricity and water, has issued request for proposal for a gas import and contracting study.
Il est a noter que tout investisseur desirant acquerir les obligations subordonnees pourra s'en procurer sur le marche secondaire apres le reglement livraison des titres objet de la presente emission.
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (member of Nama Group), the sole procurer of all electricity and water capacity in Oman, signed a number of agreements to establish the Salalah Independent Water Project (IWP) with an ACWA Power-led consortium with Veolia and DIDIC.
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.

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