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"procure" in British English

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procureverb

uk   /prəˈkjʊər/  us   /-ˈkjʊr/ formal
[T] to get something, ​especially after an ​effort: She's ​managedsomehow to procure his ​phonenumber. [+ two objects] He'd procured us ​seats in the ​frontrow. [I or T] to get a prostitute for someone ​else to have ​sex with
(Definition of procure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"procure" in American English

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procureverb [T]

 us   /prəˈkjʊr, proʊ-/
to ​obtain something, esp. after an ​effort: We procured ​maps and ​directions from the ​touristoffice.
procurement
noun [U]  us   /prəˈkjʊr·mənt, proʊ-/
the city’s procurement ​process
(Definition of procure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"procure" in Business English

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procureverb [T]

uk   us   /prəˈkjʊər/ formal
to get something, especially when it involves ​effort: procure capital/funds/financing Low ​interestratessupportbonds by making it ​cheaper for ​investors to procure ​funds and ​invest in fixed-income securities. A ​smallcarmanufacturer may ​produce its own ​engines, but it may also procure them from a larger ​firm.
(Definition of procure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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