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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.

procuring

(prəˈkjʊərɪŋ)
n
another word for procurement
Translations

procuring

[prəˈkjʊərɪŋ] Nproxenetismo m

procuring

n (for prostitution) → Zuhälterei f

procuring

[prəˈkjʊərɪŋ] n (Law) → lenocinio
References in classic literature ?
That they might have the better chance of procuring subsistence in the scanty region they were to traverse, they divided their party into two bands.
As revenue is the essential engine by which the means of answering the national exigencies must be procured, the power of procuring that article in its full extent must necessarily be comprehended in that of providing for those exigencies.
As theory and practice conspire to prove that the power of procuring revenue is unavailing when exercised over the States in their collective capacities, the federal government must of necessity be invested with an unqualified power of taxation in the ordinary modes.
He had been to several families that morning in hopes of procuring some addition to their number, but it was moonlight and every body was full of engagements.
As these are possibly sweeter than what are occasioned by any other hearty meal, I should take more pains to display them to the reader, if I knew any air to recommend him to for the procuring such an appetite.
The knowledge of the master is to be able properly to employ his slaves, for the mastership of slaves is the employment, not the mere possession of them; not that this knowledge contains anything great or respectable; for what a slave ought to know how to do, that a master ought to know how to order; for which reason, those who have it in their power to be free from these low attentions, employ a steward for this business, and apply themselves either to public affairs or philosophy: the knowledge of procuring what is necessary for a family is different from that which belongs either to the master or the slave: and to do this justly must be either by war or hunting.
He said that they had issued gunny bags to growers for procuring 151,014.4 ton wheat and so far, procured 111,585.
'Our procurement law places a heavy burden on procuring entities to do their research and craft specifications accurately,' Cua pointed out.
'It shall be exclusively used for procuring palay from local rice farmers for the period of September 2018 to January 2019 at an enhanced price of P20/kilogram,' it added.
He also faced three counts of procuring a document by false pretence.
The corporation has also set up its zones and procurement centers, one each in Sindh and Balochistan provinces for procuring wheat from these areas, he added.