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English definition of “public procurement”

public procurement

noun [U]     (also government procurement) GOVERNMENT
the buying of goods and services by government organizations: There are strict rules on public procurement.
(Definition of public procurement noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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