Meaning of “purvey” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “purvey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"purvey" in American English

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purveyverb [ T ]

us /pərˈveɪ/ fml
noun [ C ] us /pərˈveɪ·ər/


Radio stations are purveyors of music, information, and companionship.

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"purvey" in Business English

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purveyverb [ T ]

uk /pəˈveɪ/ us formal COMMERCE

to sell goods or services to customers:

Susan was approached by a gentleman who purveyed counterfeit Chanel perfume.

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