Variant of procure
- to get or bring about by some effort; obtain; secure: to procure supplies, work, a settlement, etc.
- to obtain (persons, esp. women) for the purpose of prostitution
Origin: Middle English procuren from Middle French procurer, to procure from Classical Latin procurare, to take care of, attend to from pro- (see pro-) plush curare, to attend to from cura, care (see cure)
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