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procure

verb uk   /prəˈkjʊər/ us    /-ˈkjʊr/ formal
[T] to get something, especially after an effort: She's managed somehow to procure his phone number. [+ two objects] He'd procured us seats in the front row. [I or T] to get a prostitute for someone else to have sex with
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