Definition of 'purchase'
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More and more people are using their smartphones to search bargains online and make purchases. The Sun (2016)The tricky bit is that you will need proof of purchase. The Sun (2016)Why is it necessary to use a specific online service to purchase a train ticket? Times, Sunday Times (2016)After limits were imposed on how much married couples could borrow for home purchases there was a surge in apparently amicable divorces. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The share purchase programme that has been used to soak up some of its excess cash will probably carry on in due course. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Manufacturing was on a firm footing last month according to the purchasing managers' index. The Sun (2016)Today investors who wish to preserve the real value or purchasing power of their money must get to grips with concepts that could seem equally improbable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Over the remaining years of our life, we are going to lose about 30% of our purchasing power. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The person buying the machine benefits because he values the machine more than the money spent to purchase it (otherwise, why buy it? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This absence of yield will hurt'safe haven' savers if inflation picks up next year and begins to erode the real value or purchasing power of money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The other major activity men and women undertake online is to research purchases before buying. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But collectively they represented large new purchasing power. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)You can give your kitchen a colourful makeover without purchasing a new one. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This has scared off some buyers from purchasing expensive homes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No reimbursement for previously purchased tickets will be allowed. The Sun (2013)To do that you must purchase a permit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But locals simply bought up cheap old cars and used them to buy frequent purchases of fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the purchasing power of this budget has not increased for many years. Understanding Cancer (1987)Such buyers had accounted for about one in ten purchases in the recent boom years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Maximum two free tickets given for up to four tickets purchased at the same time. The Sun (2012)Promoter reserves the right to request proof of purchase or refuse payment against incorrectly deemed coupons. The Sun (2016)Yet this concern for value does not always extend to vital aspects of the purchase of a home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The way they pay benefits distinguishes them from existing money purchase plans as you would not have to buy an annuity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You receive 1.25% on purchases above this amount each year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is also stamp duty of 0.5 per cent to pay on share purchases. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Individual groups can purchase them, or ministries or churches can purchase them for use by groups. Christianity Today (2000)We have seen a 28% rise in purchases over the past three months. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The survey of purchasing managers for last month already published two weeks ago suggested that December was a very weak one for manufacturers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'purchase'
British English: purchase /ˈpɜːtʃɪs/ VERB
When you purchase something, you buy it.
He purchased a ticket.
- American English: purchase
- Arabic: يَشْتَرِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: comprar
- Chinese: 购买
- Croatian: kupiti
- Czech: koupit
- Danish: købe
- Dutch: kopen
- European Spanish: adquirir
- Finnish: ostaa
- French: acquérir
- German: kaufen
- Greek: αγοράζω
- Italian: acquistare
- Japanese: 購入する
- Korean: 사다
- Norwegian: innkjøp
- Polish: nabyć
- European Portuguese: comprar
- Romanian: a cumpăra
- Russian: приобретать
- Spanish: adquirir
- Swedish: köp
- Thai: ซื้อ
- Turkish: satın almak
- Ukrainian: купувати
- Vietnamese: mua
British English: purchase NOUN
The purchase of something is the act of buying it.
Some of the receipts had been for the purchase of cars.
Definition of purchase from the Collins English Dictionary
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