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English definition of “purchase”

purchase

verb [T]  /ˈpɜr·tʃəs/ us  
to buy something: To qualify for this fare, you must purchase your ticket 21 days in advance.
purchaser
noun [C]  /ˈpɜr·tʃə·sər/ us  
Software purchasers have reported problems with the product.

purchase

noun [C/U]  /ˈpɜr·tʃəs/ us  
Purchase can also mean the act of buying: [U] You can apply the value of your old car to the purchase of a new one.
(Definition of purchase from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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