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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Latin
Origin: procurare, from cura 'care'

procure

verb
     
pro‧cure [transitive] formal
1 to obtain something, especially something that is difficult to get
procure something for somebody
He was accused of procuring weapons for terrorists.
2 to provide a prostitute for someone
procurable adjective
procurement noun [uncountable]
the procurement of raw materials from abroad
procurer noun [countable]

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