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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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Meanwhile, he said that during the current campaign so far about 100,200 metric tons of the commodity was procured from the Sindh province as 15 procurement centers were also established there to save the farmers from the exploitation of the middleman and providing them the proper price of their output.
At Fatehpur centre, 97,840 gunny bags distributed and 71,618 wheat bags procured.
Tortorici, Josh Berkowitz, and Marko Agbaba represented the seller and procured the buyer, both private investors.
The first hypothesis of the study states that the levels of project inception, design, construction and overall planning done when projects are procured by DBB and DL methods are not significantly different.
According to Gonul, the number of low altitude air defense missile systems that would be procured could go as high as 27.
Shakeel said that Khybar Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Balochistan have procured 0.
Further, the journals procured by these universities were duplicated, and there was no formal understanding between them for resource sharing.
The contract specialist has little time to perform duties perceived as non-critical while continually pressured to rapidly originate more contracts in order to increase the contract dollars procured and number of contracts awarded.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (PASSCO) has so far procured about 700,000 metric tons of wheat during the current procurement campaign across the grain-producing areas of the country.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (PASSCO) has so far procured about 437,000 metric tons of wheat during the current procurement campaign across the grain-producing areas of the country.
This sub-component covers the improvement of lifeline roads, including civil works associated with Safe Village schemes (works will be procured on a base of NCB).
If I had procured the Abrams, for example, as we have traditionally procured equipment for the soldier, the track pads on the Abrams would have had their own ORD and would have been procured separately.
This order was competitively procured with two offers received.