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procurable

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

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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Examples from the Web for unprocurable

Historical Examples

  • He would have preferred a man, but men were unprocurable in war-time.

    The Education of Eric Lane

    Stephen McKenna

  • It has long been unprocurable, and is constantly enquired for.

  • We had no more oil for our hurricane lamps, and it was unprocurable.

  • Everything could be managed except the cream, which was unprocurable.

    Alone

    Norman Douglas

  • Antonyms: unobtainable, unprocurable, unattainable, inaccessible.

    Putnam's Word Book

    Louis A. Flemming


Word Origin and History for unprocurable

procurable

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper