What does purchasing mean?

Definitions for purchasing
pur·chas·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buying, purchasing(noun)

    the act of buying

    "buying and selling fill their days"; "shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purchasing

    of Purchase

Freebase

  1. Purchasing

    Purchasing refers to a business or organization attempting to acquiring goods or services to accomplish the goals of its enterprise. Though there are several organizations that attempt to set standards in the purchasing process, processes can vary greatly between organizations. Typically the word “purchasing” is not used interchangeably with the word “procurement”, since procurement typically includes Expediting, Supplier Quality, and Traffic and Logistics in addition to Purchasing.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. purchasing

    Any person purchasing from any soldier his arms, uniform, clothing, or any part thereof, may be punished by any civil court having cognizance of the same, by fine in any sum not exceeding $300, or by imprisonment not exceeding one year.—Act of March 16, 1802.

How to pronounce purchasing?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say purchasing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purchasing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purchasing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of purchasing in a Sentence

  1. China Eastern:

    The company is purchasing 15 Airbus A330 planes to help to replace older planes that will retire over the next few years. It will also help to meet rising passenger demand for mid and long routes.

  2. Orla Doyle:

    Families with higher incomes are able to provide a cognitively stimulating environment for their children as they can purchase educational toys, books, and offer variety in the child’s life such as bringing them to museums, as well as purchasing better quality food which will also help their development, however, income is also a marker for underlying characteristics within the family.

  3. Jeff Miller:

    We are sensitive to the financial hardship families incur and challenges presented due to the cost of school breakfast and lunches, our staff, in coordination with Family Support Specialists, will continue to work with families to ensure they have access to all available resources to assist with purchasing school meals.

  4. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    It allows expedited purchasing and expedited hiring, which is what we need right now.

  5. Leon Manoucherians:

    During the Shah's era, (Iran) had always been a western customer, purchasing mostly Boeing, Lockheed and MDD aircraft, all Iranian airlines, as finances permit, will switch to their beloved western aircraft.

Images & Illustrations of purchasing

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