procure

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  • He was unable to procure the name change until after the election was held.
  • This may have been due to their lack of ability to procure the species.
  • He is told that the money will take a while to procure.
  • The build contract for the main works is in the process of being procured.
  • Thus all arms procured during this period straight under grant aid.
  • The daughter company of the same name produced, procured and distributed the products.
  • However, he could not procure one until he was eighteen years old.
  • Together, the couple continue to procure information for Soviet intelligence while getting paid.
  • He seemed to desire to know more of those who had been active in procuring his arrest. Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • Only three more wins were procured before the end of the year.
  • In the mean time the officers turned their attention to the procuring of food for the settlement. Cited from The Settlers, by William H. G. Kingston
  • For that reason no more were procured, despite their better starting characteristics.
  • From this they gradually learn the method of procuring girls and at last do an independent business. Cited from A New Conscience And An Ancient Evil, by Jane Addams
  • With personal and business matters agreed upon, supplies and a small ship were procured.
  • They managed to procure one last round of ammunition for each man.
  • Throughout the war, the board took no steps to procure civilian aircraft for after the war.
  • Two years later, she procured a Master of Arts from the same institution.
  • Knowing additional weapons were needed, numerous attempts were made to procure arms from outside the country.
  • His influence was used to procure the first act of parliament passed to encourage such institutions.
  • Both the evil forces and kind people fight to procure.
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Meaning of procure

  • verb Get by special effort
    He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed