English - Vietnamese Dictionary
purchase /'pθ:tʃəs/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự mua, sự tậu được; vật mua được, vật tậu được
- thu hoạch hằng năm, hoa lợi hằng năm, lợi tức hằng năm (của đất đai...)
- the land is sold at 20 year's purchase: miếng đất được bán đi với giá bằng hai mươi năm hoa lợi
- his life is not worth a day's purchase: (nghĩa bóng) anh ta chẳng chắc đã sống thêm được một ngày
- (pháp lý) sự tậu được (chứ không phải do hưởng thừa kế)
- điểm tựa, chỗ dựa vào, chỗ bám vào
- (hàng hải) dụng cụ để kéo lên, dụng cụ bẩy lên; đòn bẩy; dây chão; ròng rọc, palăng
- ngoại động từ
- giành được (bằng sự hy sinh, bằng lao động gian khổ...)
- to purchase freedom with one's blood: giành được tự do bằng xương máu
- (pháp lý) tậu được (chứ không phải được hưởng thừa kế)
- (hàng hải) kéo (neo) lên bằng ròng rọc; bẩy lên bằng đòn bẩy
purchases|purchased|purchasing'pɜrtʃɪs /'pɜː-Thesaurus Dictionary
+the acquisition of something for payment
+something acquired by purchase
+a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage
+the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
+obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
Advanced English Dictionary
1 buy, acquire, procure, obtain, get, secure, pay for:
He recently purchased a new personal computer and cannot get it to work. Not long ago, a shilling purchased a loaf of bread
2 win, gain, achieve, realize, attain, obtain:
His liberty was purchased by the betrayal of his colleagues.
3 acquisition, acquiring, buying, purchasing, obtaining, securing, procurement:
The purchase of books for the university library is the responsibility of Monica Turnbull
4 buy, acquisition:
Tom returned from the shop carrying his purchases.
5 grip, hold, support, toe-hold, foothold, grasp; leverage, position, advantage, edge:
The climber was having trouble getting a good purchase on the icy ledge.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun (formal or written)
1 [U, C] the act or process or buying sth: to make a purchase (= buy sth) + Keep your receipt as proof of purchase. + The company has just announced its £27 million purchase of Park Hotel.
See also - HIRE PURCHASE
2 [C] something that you have bought: major purchases, such as a new car + If you are not satisfied with your purchase we will give you a full refund.
3 [U, sing.] (technical) a firm hold on sth with the hands or feet, for example when you are climbing: She tried to get a purchase on the slippery rock.
+ verb [VN] ~ sth (from sb) (formal or written) to buy sth: The equipment can be purchased from your local supplier. + They purchased the land for $1 million. + Please ensure that you purchase your ticket in advance. + (figurative) Victory was purchased (= achieved) at too great a price.
1 buying sth
cash | credit | online | bulk
the bulk purchase of paper
Companies are moving away from outright purchase of company cars to contract hire.
The council applied for a compulsory purchase order on the the tennis courts.
| arms, house, land, share
PURCHASE + NOUN
price | tax | order
the cost of purchase
You can resell books and cut the original cost of purchase.
| the date/time of purchase
I did not notice the defects at the time of purchase.
| the place/point of purchase
Ticket holders should return to the point of purchase for a refund.
| proof of purchase
Keep your receipt as proof of purchase.
2 sth bought
excellent, good | expensive
VERB + PURCHASE
some ways to encourage customers to make a purchase
| pay forverb
The land was compulsorily purchased from the owner to make way for the new road.
VERB + PURCHASE
agree to, be willing to | wish to | can/cannot afford to
They purchased the land for $1 million.
They purchased the house from an elderly couple.
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