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English definition of “purvey”

purvey

verb [T] uk   /pəˈveɪ/ us    /pɚ-/ formal
to provide goods or services as a business, or to provide information: This company has purveyed clothing to the armed forces for generations. The prime minister's speech was intended to purvey a message of optimism.
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