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verb formal procure pronunciation in American English /prəˈkjʊr/
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present participleprocuring
past tenseprocured
past participleprocured
  1. 1
    [transitive] to obtain something, especially with effort or difficulty
    procure something for someone/something: She asked him to procure visas for her family.
    procure someone something: He had endeavored to procure them some assistance with their luggage.
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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to provide prostitutes (=paid sexual partners) for others
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