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purvey

verb [T]    /pərˈveɪ/ fml
to provide food, services, or information as a business: The two mall shops purvey nearly identical merchandise. purveyor    /pərˈveɪ·ər/ noun [C] fml Radio stations are purveyors of music, information, and companionship.
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