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procurement

[prə′kyu̇r·mənt]
(ordnance)
The complete action or process of acquiring or obtaining personnel, materiel, services, or property from outside a military service by means authorized in pertinent directives.
More specifically, the action or process of acquiring or obtaining materiel, property, or services at the operational level, for example, purchasing, contracting, and negotiating directly with the source of supply.

procurement

The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases.
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