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procure

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprocurepro‧cure /prəˈkjʊə $ proʊˈkjʊr/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 GETto obtain something, especially something that is difficult to getprocure something for somebody 🔊 He was accused of procuring weapons for terrorists.2 SYto provide a prostitute for someoneprocurable adjectiveprocurement noun [uncountable] 🔊 the procurement of raw materials from abroadprocurer noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
procureHe returned briefly to the Commonwealth's service, but retired when the Restoration became inevitable and procured a royal pardon.Or try vinegar, which can be tricky to procure, but complements many of the dumplings.Alice offered pamphlets and books, which she would procure for him.He therefore persuaded a friend to procure him a ticket without disclosing his identity.They had been procured in the early years of the century through a carefully orchestrated city campaign.Miscarriages procured in this way often led to death or malformed births.If the borrowing member does not produce a basic valuation, then the building society must procure one itself.The circumstances of their procuring silk stuffs at a cheap rate is favourable to this propensity.procure something for somebodyThe money will be used to procure medicine and food for local orphanages.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprocurepro‧cure /prəˈkjʊəproʊˈkjʊr/ verb [transitive] formal to obtain something that is needed for a particular taskCompanies in the industry reported difficulty in procuring raw materials.Investors showed faith in Pathé's ability to procure the $900 million required to close the deal.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
procure
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprocure
he, she, itprocures
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprocured
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave procured
he, she, ithas procured
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad procured
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill procure
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have procured
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam procuring
he, she, itis procuring
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you, we, theyare procuring
Past
I, he, she, itwas procuring
you, we, theywere procuring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been procuring
he, she, ithas been procuring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been procuring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be procuring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been procuring
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