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Procure

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.

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The IG recommended that SBA's agreements with procuring agencies be changed to specify that the procuring agency is responsible for monitoring compliance with 8(a) regulations.
While procuring these resources, it wants to avoid duplication of procurement of the same titles by the universities as well as bargain for the best subscription rates.
also said the company may consider procuring tires from another source.
The team was also responsible for procuring the buyer, RJR Builders, LLC of Danbury, Connecticut.
1300 per bag of 100 kilograms while the middlemen are procuring wheat from growers less from the fixed rate and earning profit of Rs.
JJG: If a broker can prove in court that he or she was the "procuring cause" for a sale, or lease of real estate he will be entitled to a brokerage commission based on a percentage of the purchase price on a sale or based on a percentage of the rents in the event of a lease.
In May 1998, changes were made to 41 CFR 51-5.2(e), Mandatory Source Requirement, to state "contracting activities procuring services which have included within them services on the Procurement List shall require their contractors for the larger service requirement to procure the included Procurement List services from nonprofit agencies designated by the Committee." Subsequently, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (Sections 8.001, 8.003, 44.202-2 and 52.208-9) was amended on December 18, 2001, to make corresponding changes relating to preferences for award of subcontracts under service contracts to nonprofit workshops designated under the JWOD Act.
Commissioner Hamid Yaqoob Sheikh talking to reporter here on Sunday told that a target of procuring 0.73 million metric ton wheat has been set for Bahawalpur division of which 0.27 million metric ton wheat will be procured from Bahawalpur district, 0.24 million metric ton from Bahawalnagar and 0.22 million metric ton wheat will be procured from Rahim Yar Khan district.
"TCP has procured 171,000 metric tons sugar from local sugar mills so far out of 0.2 mills tons and the remaining 29,000 metric tons sugar can be procured in few days, said sources, adding TCP is procuring 0.2 million tons sugar from 43 local sugar mills which is being purchased at Rs.50510 per metric tons.
It is a well settled rule of brokerage law that in order to recover a commission, the broker is required to prove to be the "procuring cause" of the sale.