Meaning of PURCHASE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pɜ:(r)tʃɪs ]
( purchases, purchasing, purchased)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
When you purchase something, you buy it. ( FORMAL )
He purchased a ticket and went up on the top deck...
VERB : V n
The broker will get 5% if he finds a purchaser...
The purchase of something is the act of buying it. ( FORMAL )
Some of the receipts had been for the purchase of cars.
N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n
see also hire purchase
A purchase is something that you buy. ( FORMAL )
She opened the tie box and looked at her purchase. It was silk, with maroon stripes.
If you get a purchase on something, you manage to get a firm grip on it. ( FORMAL )
I got a purchase on the rope and pulled...
I couldn’t get any purchase with the screwdriver on the damn screws.
N-UNCOUNT : also a N
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006