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procurable

[proh-kyoo r-uh-buh l, pruh-]
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adjective
  1. obtainable.
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Origin of procurable

First recorded in 1605–15; procure + -able
Related formsnon·pro·cur·a·ble, adjectiveun·pro·cur·a·ble, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • At Rome both these articles are procurable at a moment's notice.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • And we have to retort that it is out of print, not procurable.

    Pipefuls

    Christopher Morley

  • The official figures of quantity are not procurable since 1897.

  • If this is not procurable the sifted bran (Johnstone's) may be employed.

  • Potatoes were procurable in this part, but not higher up the river.

    In Mesopotamia

    Martin Swayne


Word Origin and History for procurable

adj.

mid-15c., from procure + -able. Related: Procurability.

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