procure

procure
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to obtain)
a. procurar
Our sommelier travels the world procuring the finest wines for the restaurant.Nuestro sommelier recorre el mundo procurando los mejores vinos para el restaurante.
b. obtener
The museum has just procured an ancient Egyptian vase.El museo acaba de obtener un antiguo jarrón egipcio.
c. conseguir
We need a business loan to procure all the specialized equipment that we need.Necesitamos un préstamo empresarial para conseguir todo el equipo especializado que necesitamos.
2. (to achieve)
a. lograr
We're doing everything we can to procure the release of the hostages.Estamos haciendo todo lo posible para lograr la liberación de los rehenes.
3. (to recruit as a sex worker)
a. prostituir
The men procuring these women are nothing short of vile predators.Los hombres que prostituyen a estas mujeres son decididamente unos explotadores infames.
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procure
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. obtener, conseguir
to procure something for somebodyprocurarle algo a alguien
to procure something for oneselfhacerse con algo
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procure [prəˈkjʊəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (obtain) obtener; conseguir
to procure sb sth procure sth for sb conseguir or procurar algo para algn
to procure some relief conseguir cierto alivio
2 (achieve) [+freedom] lograr; gestionar
to procure sb's release lograr or gestionar la liberación de algn
3 (for prostitution) procurar
he procured girls of 16 and 17 to be mistresses for his friends
intransitive verb
dedicarse al proxenetismo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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