procure (something) from (someone)

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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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