Translation of procure in Spanish:

procure

procurar, v.

Pronunciation: /prəˈkjʊr//prəˈkjʊə/

transitive verb

  • 1formal

    (obtain)
    procurar formal
    obtener formal
    conseguir
    (for oneself) procurarse formal
    (for oneself) obtener formal
    (for oneself) conseguir
    • We visit the mainland in our inflatable, to procure food items.
    • This promoted the idea that as long as the reasons for failure were documented, nations could undertake efforts to engineer and procure solutions as required.
    • No, it's being done in the best model of pork barrel politics where the Administration's friends procure multi-billion dollar contracts in a secret process hidden from any public scrutiny.
    • They proved that fungi can be identified in virtually all patients with chronic rhinosinusitis if meticulous, painstaking efforts are taken to procure samples.
    • Acquired honor is procured through the never-ending game of verbal challenge and riposte.
    • The study - jointly conducted by the World Health Organisation and the aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres - looked at efforts to procure antiretroviral drugs in 10 countries.
    • In an effort to procure tickets, I called All Sport Promotions, which has a fine record in promoting sports tours such as the recent match in Bahrain.
    • The Wall Street Journal has been leaked those portions of the October 2002 National Intelligence Estimate relating to Iraq's efforts to procure uranium in Africa.
    • That's why I'm indebted to our good friend Xtian for procuring such excellent tickets for last night's game and for providing a 90-minute tutorial on Beckenbauerian tactics.
    • The deal was an effort to procure knockoff antiretroviral drugs for just $140 per patient per year.
    • Last night, I walked right up to the ticket window and procured a seat in my usual spot (upper deck, behind the plate) without waiting in line.
    • All subjects had participated in an earlier experiment in which they pecked at black and white symbols to procure food rewards.
    • Each medicinal plant was procured in 3 batches obtained during the summer, rainy season, and winter, respectively.
    • The main efforts are focused on procuring information about the operational situation in the theater with the help of space-based assets of radar surveillance.
    • Wei organized an effort by Cub Scout Pack 84 to procure shoes for the orphaned African girls.
    • The early details of their journey - procuring a canoe, stockpiling bacon and canned food - at first seem tedious, but it gradually dawns why Clark has taken these pains.
    • It is believed that viruses causing deadly diseases such as ebola and salmonella were procured in Russia and that anthrax was obtained from North Korea.
    • Questionnaires regarding Community Childcare were sent out to families in the Aghamore area during the week in an effort to procure affordable childcare facilities in the region.
    • In recent years, the gallery has made a concerted effort to procure art works by contemporary South African artists.
    • However, my loyal friend Steve procured the autograph for me instead, and posted it to me as a birthday present.
    • The perjured evidence was not procured or knowingly adopted by Orion, nor was it given by someone who was part of the company's directing mind and will.
    • Retail Credit Cards Ltd. was charged with aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring offences committed by another person under the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
    • The officers had been acting as Agents provocateurs, and had procured the appellants to commit the offences.
    • Every person who, by willful perjury or subornation of perjury procures the conviction and execution of any innocent person, is punishable by death or life imprisonment without possibility of parole.
    • The employee was acquitted of the principal offence, but the Court of Appeal upheld the employer's conviction for, essentially, procuring the actus reus.
  • 2formal

    (bring about)
    conseguir
    lograr
    to procure the release of the hostages conseguir / lograr la libertad de los rehenes
  • 3

    (for sex)
    he was accused of procureing women for immoral purposes lo acusaron de lenocinio / proxenetismo