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PUR. A corruption of the French word par, by or for. It is frequently used in old French law phrases; as, pur autre vie. It is also used in the composition of words, as purparty, purlieu, purview.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Lagarde, E., Dirk, T., Puren, A., Reathe, R.T., & Bertran, A.
(9.) Auvert B, Males S, Puren A, Taljaard D, Carael M, Williams B.
Grynu (im puren) verzlumu rupestis dar netapes laisvas, nors jis is saves paties pirma (erst) ontologiskai igalina pobuties verzlybe (Bedrangtsein).
Poldvee 2009 : 658), wird durch eine anthropomorphisierende Darstellung des guten, netten, puren, reinen Revalestnischen, nach welcher als der Mutter sich die in Lais (Laiuse), Oberpahlen (Poltsamaa), Pernau (Parnu) und Osel (d.
As with participants from this study, participants in many studies believed that circumcision enhances sexual pleasure (e.g., Bailey et al., 2002; Lagarde, Dirk, Puren, Reathe, & Bertran, 2003; Ngalande et al., 2006; Rain-Taljaard et al., 2003).