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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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However, less than a full day after Rudd was charged, his lawyer, Paul Mabey QC, announced that the attempting to procure murder charge has been dropped due to lack of evidence.
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The Committee decided to procure cargo helicopters from the United States for Turkish Land Forces and Special Forces.
Shakeel said that PASSCO would procure 15,60,000 tons wheat from Punjab and 40,000 tons from Sindh to build strategic reserves for future consumption in the country, he informed.
He was also charged with administering poison to procure a miscarriage on February 2, 2008, which he unlawfully administered to Ms Prowse, and two further charges of attempting to administer poison with intent to procure a miscarriage dating from February 7 and February 8, 2008.
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It is usually not possible for any single library to procure all the materials that are relevant to its users.
Each year billions of Department of Defense (DoD) dollars are spent using non-DoD contracts to procure supplies and services.
Therefore, we can infer that performing contract administration in this cradle-to-grave environment emerges mostly as a distraction and a hindrance to the primary goals of the contracting office, which are to procure more contracts to fulfill those highly visible metrics.