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nonindustrial

Synonyms:

agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
procure
Definition:
To obtain for illicit intercourse or prostitution.

Synonyms:

noun
obtain
study at obtain.
procure
pander, secure.
verb
acquire
accumulate, add, assume, buy, claim, corner, fetch, garner, heap, incur, land, lure, net, obtain, palm, pocket, purchase, receive, retrieve, score, secure, win, wrangle.
acquire, obtain
annex, appropriate, bring around, buy, buy out, buy up, come by, compass, cop, corral, draw, earn, effect, find, gain, get, get hold of, grab, have, induce, land, lay hands on, persuade, promote, purchase, score, secure, solicit, wangle, win, pick up, prevail upon, latch on to, make a haul, manage to get.
possession
procure, secure.
take
abduct, acquire, amass, annex, appropriate, bag, capture, catch, collect, commandeer, confiscate, deprive, gather, get, grab, harvest, impound, levy, monopolize, nab, reap, take, usurp.
Examples of usage:
  1. The Arabs were in haste to reach some place where they could procure food for their animals, and at the pace at which they rode forward, it required the utmost exertion on the part of their slaves to keep up with them. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  2. Mr. Garie, at the suggestion of Winston, wrote to Mr. Walters, to procure them a small, but neat and comfortable house, in Philadelphia; which, when procured, he was to commit to the care of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, who were to have it furnished and made ready to receive him and his family on their arrival, as Mr. Garie desired to save his wife as much as possible, from the care and anxiety attendant upon the arrangement of a new residence. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  3. They were willing to spend a lot of money to procure good sport for themselves- i. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  4. No doubt he trusted that his devotion would procure him a different kind of charity. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  5. It was my first care to procure whatever of any kind could be met with, by every means in my power, and to oblige our people to make use thereof, both by my example and authority; but the benefits arising from refreshments of any kind soon became so obvious that I had little occasion to recommend the one or exert the other. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson

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