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verb formal procure pronunciation in British English /prəˈkjʊə(r)/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyprocure
he/she/itprocures
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 endeavoured 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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procurer

noun [countable]
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pluralprocurers
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