noun[mass noun] formal
1The action of purveying something.
More example sentences
- Coupons and special ‘cheap times’ are just the beginning of customer promotions in the modern world of sex purveyance.
- The reorganization made it possible to put the fuel supply in order within a short period, to streamline its delivery, and to establish day-to-day supervision of fuel production and fuel purveyance to large strategic formations.
- It essentially deals with information collection and purveyance.
Middle English (in the senses 'foresight' and 'prearrangement'): from Old French porveance, from Latin providentia 'foresight' (see providence).
Definition of purveyance in:
- The US English dictionary