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To cause something to happen; to find and obtain something or someone.

Procure refers to commencing a proceeding; bringing about a result; persuading, inducing, or causing a person to do a particular act; obtaining possession or control over an item; or making a person available for sexual intercourse.


verb accomplish, accumulate, achieve, appropriate, attain, bag, bring, buy, capture, cause, come by, commandeer, comparare, dig up, earn, effect, fetch, find, force from, gain, gather, get, glean, help oneself to, hire, lay hands on, make a purchase, obtain, pick up, provide, purchase, realize, reap, receive, secure, seize, take, take possession of
See also: acquire, attain, buy, coax, collect, contrive, derive, educe, engage, evoke, gain, glean, hire, lobby, obtain, occupy, pander, purchase, raise, realize, reap, receive, recover, secure
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The road sections for these contracts (works will be procured on a base ofNCB) have been identified, covering around 23 km.
He informed that about 100,000 tons of wheat to be procured from Balochistan where as Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation has assigned the task for procuring about 800,000 tons of wheat from across the four provinces.
Tortorici, Jesse Deutch, and Marko Agbaba represented the seller and procured the buyer, both local real estate investors.
Approval for procuring eight regiments of QR- SAMs worth over ` 10,000 crore was given in the meeting of which three would be procured during the ongoing 12th defence plan, sources said.
In every economy, Chan (2000) and Yakowenko (2004) maintained that several procurement options exist by which a project could be procured and that no single method is appropriate for all projects.
ANKARA, Jun 16, 2010 (TUR) -- The Defense Industry Executive Committee decided Tuesday to procure nine additional attack helicopters for the Turkish Land Forces and to lower the number of general purpose helicopters to be procured from 123 to 109.
52 million tons of wheat have been procured so far against the set target of 7.
In 2000 one product was jointly procured to test the concept of a consortium.
the requirement that all clothing procured with DoD funding be of domestic origin); and
New equipment procured at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point is expected to save money and improve the container throughput capability in the terminal.
This is greatly so because the principal metrics classically established, in order of importance, consist of (1) contract dollars procured, (2) number of contract awards, and (3) procurement administrative lead time (PALl), which is the total time it takes to award a contract--the quicker the better.