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1purchase/ˈpɚtʃəs/verb
purchasespurchasedpurchasing
1purchase
/ˈpɚtʃəs/
verb
purchasespurchasedpurchasing
Learner's definition of PURCHASE  
[+ object]formal
: to buy (property, goods, etc.) : to get (something) by paying money for it

— purchaser

noun,pluralpurchasers[count]

— purchasing

adjective,always used before a noun
2purchase/ˈpɚtʃəs/noun
pluralpurchases
2purchase
/ˈpɚtʃəs/
noun
pluralpurchases
Learner's definition of PURCHASE  
: an act of buying something
[count]
[noncount]
[count]  : something that is bought
: a firm hold or grip that makes movement possible
[singular]
[noncount]
— sometimes used figuratively
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