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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of procure.

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Examples

  • Uninterested, I thumbed through the seemly ancient pages until a title procured my attention.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Vegetables and bread, when they indulged in such luxuries, and even fresh water, was to be procured from the main land, which was about five miles distant.

    Chapter 19

  • The revised notice says "The purpose of this modification is to revise the minimum number of Soyuz seats which maybe procured from a minimum of 18 seats to a minimum of 3 seats."

    Is COTS-D Gaining Ground? - NASA Watch

  • The purpose of this modification is to revise the minimum number of Soyuz seats which maybe procured from a minimum of 18 seats to a minimum of 3 seats.

    Is COTS-D Gaining Ground? - NASA Watch

  • Said copies may be procured from the Military Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

    American Ex-Prisoners of War Membership Requirements

  • The mantle piece -- remember that on this portion of a great building, some artists, by their exquisite workmanship, have become world-renowned -- is formed of a beam of wood, covered with strips of tin procured from cans, upon which still remain in black hieroglyphics, the names of the different eatables which they formerly contained.

    Louise A. K. S. Clappe, "Dame Shirley"

  • I thankfully acknowledge the receipt of a Bank post Bill for £20 procured from the Literary Fund by the friendship & interest of Mr. Fitzgerald — I acknowledge it with the feelings which I hope may continue some time longer but I am sadly unwell and have only left for the good my blessing and my prayers.

    Letter 361

  • All that he was and was not, all that he had done and most of what he had not done, was spread out for the delectation of the public, accompanied by snapshots and photographs — the latter procured from the local photographer who had once taken Martin's picture and who promptly copyrighted it and put it on the market.

    Chapter 43

  • Joe being still absent, Martin procured a Sunday paper and lay down in a shady nook under the trees.

    Chapter 17

  • We did not have to design this - it is procured from a company that specializes in their fabrication.

    Boing Boing

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