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procurement

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French procurement, from procurer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prəˈkjʊə.mənt/

NounEdit

procurement (countable and uncountable, plural procurements)

  1. (uncountable) The purchasing department of a company.
  2. (countable) The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment; attainment.
    He was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies.
    I have a lot of experience in the procurement of construction materials and sub-contracts.
  3. Efficient contrivance; management; agency.
    They think it done by her procurement. -Dryden.

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