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noun formal purchase pronunciation in British English /ˈpɜː(r)tʃəs/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that you buy
    Her latest purchase was a long black coat.
    make a purchase: The statement lists all the purchases made with your card.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of buying something
    Parents donated money for the purchase of new computer equipment.



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