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procure (something) for

1. To seek something out and obtain it on behalf of someone else, especially when it requires a special effort to do so. I was wondering if you could procure a bit of weed for me and my friends. Did you manage to procure the dossier for me that I requested?
2. To seek something out and obtain it for some particular purpose. We need to procure some information about the region's mining history for a report we're writing. Because it has not been approved for medical use, procuring the experimental drug for the treatment of his seizures has always been an expensive and risky endeavor.
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procure (something) from (someone)

To seek something out that someone else possesses or has access to and obtain it from them, especially when it requires a special effort to do so. I've been trying to procure tickets to the concert from my brother-in-law. Did you manage to procure that dossier from the president's assistant?
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procure something (from someone or something) (for someone or something)

to get something from someone or something for someone or some purpose. I will procure a copy of the paper from Kelly for you. I have to procure a book for my sister.
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I was advised by the Crown Solicitor Hollister-Jones that he had reviewed the police file and the available evidence to support the charge of attempting to procure murder.
To meet those goals using a single platform, PRG expanded their Yardi Voyager[R] system and adopted Yardi Procure to Pay.
In a meeting held in Ankara on Tuesday, the Committee decided to urgently procure attack helicopters and develop helicopters that could be used for training purposes.
In turn, libraries were finding it difficult to procure alternate resources due to limited funds.
About 33,000 metric tons of the wheat were procured from the Balochistan Province where 8 centers were established to procure the commodity, he added.
About 26,000 metric tons of the wheat were procured from the Balochistan Province where 8 centers were established to procure the commodity, he added.
I had one operational requirements document (ORD) to procure the Abrams tank.
According to Ed Brown, MTMC's Global Domestic Business Processes ,Branch chief who spearheaded the new program's development, the command will now procure all transportation services involving recurring shipments or long-term contracts under the FAR.
The contractor will design/engineer, procure, install, integrate, test and deliver outside plant (fiber-optic cable) upgrades, inside plant (CAT 5/5E and fiber-optic cable) upgrades and Information Technology Service Centers and Information Technology Outreach Centers in order to provide the Government the capability to deliver basic network services to all Navy users outside the continental United States.
Talking to reporter here on Thursday he said that government has decided to procure about 6.
Contract notice: Procure 21+ Specialist VAT Recovery Services.
In the typical brokerage transaction, the broker is employed by the seller to procure a buyer ready, willing and able to purchase or lease the seller's property on terms acceptable to the seller.
In addition, the contractor will also procure and configure hardware suites to support FSS software installations as required.