procurer

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman procurour, Old French procureor. Equivalent to procure +‎ -er.

NounEdit

procurer (plural procurers)

  1. A person who procures or obtains things, especially one who procures customers for prostitutes.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French procurer, from Late Latin prōcūrāre, present active infinitive of prōcūrō (I manage, administer), from Latin prō (on behalf of) with cūrō (I care for).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.ky.ʁe/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

procurer

  1. (transitive) to get, obtain (for someone)

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

prōcūrer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of prōcūrō

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin prōcūrō.

VerbEdit

procurer

  1. to procure (to get; to obtain)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: procure
  • French: procurer

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