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purchase

  

      vb   tr  
1    to obtain (goods, etc.) by payment  
2    to obtain by effort, sacrifice, etc.  
to purchase one's freedom     
3    to draw, haul, or lift (a load) with the aid of mechanical apparatus  
4    to acquire (an estate) other than by inheritance  
      n  
5    something that is purchased, esp. an article bought with money  
6    the act of buying  
7    acquisition of an estate by any lawful means other than inheritance  
8    a rough measure of the mechanical advantage achieved by a lever  
9    a firm foothold, grasp, etc., as for climbing or levering something  
10    a means of achieving some influence, advantage, etc.  
     (C13: from Old French porchacier to strive to obtain, from por- for + chacier to chase1)  
  purchaser      n  


compulsory purchase  
      n   purchase of a house or other property by a local authority or government department for public use or to make way for development, regardless of whether or not the owner wishes to sell  
Gadsden Purchase  
      n   an area of about 77000 sq. km (30000 sq. miles) in present-day Arizona and New Mexico, bought by the U.S. from Mexico for 10 million dollars in 1853. The purchase was negotiated by James Gadsden (1788--1858), U.S. diplomat  
hire-purchase  
      n     (Brit)  
a    a system for purchasing merchandise, such as cars or furniture, in which the buyer takes possession of the merchandise on payment of a deposit and completes the purchase by paying a series of regular instalments while the seller retains ownership until the final instalment is paid  
b    (as modifier)  
hire-purchase legislation        (Abbrev.)    HP, h.p     (U.S. and Canadian equivalents)    installment plan, instalment plan  
Louisiana Purchase  
      n   the large region of North America sold by Napoleon I to the U.S. in 1803 for 15 million dollars: consists of the W part of the Mississippi basin. Area: about 2292150 sq. km (885000 sq. miles)  
purchase ledger  
      n     (Commerce)   a record of a company's purchases of goods and services showing the amounts paid and due  
purchase tax  
      n     (Brit)   a tax levied on nonessential consumer goods and added to selling prices by retailers  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
multi-channel purchase
[Media]
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
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