how to pronounce procure


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procure is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of procure in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… decisions to procure additional metal …”

meanings of procure


  1. To solicit; to entreat.
  2. To cause to come; to bring; to attract.
  3. To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause.
  4. To obtain a person as a prostitute for somebody else.
  5. To acquire or obtain.
  6. To induce or persuade someone to do something.

procure frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word procure occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics procure can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that procure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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