Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of bringing about, or causing to be effected.
  • noun The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment; attainment.
  • noun Efficient contrivance; management; agency.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The purchasing department of a company.
  • noun countable The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment; attainment.
  • noun Efficient contrivance; management; agency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of getting possession of something

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