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To buy something

buy

verb

to get something by paying money for it

get

verb

to buy something

purchase

verb

to buy something

invest in

to buy something, especially something that you need and will use a lot

buy up

to buy large amounts of something or all of it that is available

import

verb

to buy a product from another country and bring it to your country

place

verb

if you place an order, you ask a company to sell you something and send it to you

get in

to buy or collect things that you need

snap up

to buy something as soon as it becomes available

acquire

verb

to get something, for example by buying it or being given it

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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