There are 2 translations of purchase in Spanish:

purchase1

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrtʃəs; ˈpɜːtʃəs/

n

  • 1 [formal] 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (act) adquisición (feminine) [formal], compra (feminine) to make a purchase efectuar* una adquisición or una compra [formal], hacer* una compra purchase ledger (book) libro (masculine) de contabilidad mayor (accounts keeping) contabilidad (feminine) mayor purchase order orden (feminine) de compra purchase price precio (masculine) de adquisición [formal] or compra purchase tax (British English/inglés británico) impuesto (masculine) sobre las ventas 1.2 countable/numerable (thing bought) adquisición (feminine) [formal], compra (feminine)
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    • However renovation work would use up all the council's funds and that upset 13 councillors from across the political spectrum who wanted to block the purchase.
    • The object of the purchase was that the Block should be converted into residential flats which would then be sold on.
    • From vending machine purchases to Morale, Welfare and Recreation tickets, any cash purchase aboard ship will require a Navy Cash Card.
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    • Climbing aboard, they stow their purchases within the truck's cabin, where they will lie protected from wind and possible rain.
    • They had a light lunch on board the ship, after stowing their purchases.
    • As you enter the home straight, you must be able to stow the purchases away within three minutes of entering and disposing of carrier bags where they will not be found.
  • 2 (grip) (no plural/sin plural) to get purchase o a purchase on sth agarrarse a or de algo
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    • Such wider knowledge is firmer purchase on the worldly things and neighbors God has given us to honor and conserve.
    • It didn't come in his lifetime; a catalyst and a visionary, he seemed to be moving too fast to gain purchase on his value system.
    • It took him a few more moments to figure out how to gain purchase on the surface with his feet, but as soon as he had that, he was off!

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The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.

There are 2 translations of purchase in Spanish:

purchase2

vt

  • [formal] adquirir [formal], comprar to purchase sth (from sb) comprarle algo (a algn) we have purchased victory at a very high price hemos pagado muy cara la victoria
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    • Just visit your local outdoor shop and purchase a good set of waterproofs that blend in with the countryside.
    • She said offers had been received and they would like to see the property being purchased by locals.
    • Do you accept that some interest assigned to that part of the loan which went to purchasing the investment property is deductible?

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Word of the day erizo
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hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.