purchasing department

Definition of purchasing department

  1. :  the people in a company who buy the company's supplies

Word by Word Definitions

purchaseplay purchasing
  1. :  gain, acquire

    :  to acquire (real estate) by means other than descent

    :  to obtain by paying money or its equivalent :  buy

  1. :  an act or instance of purchasing

    :  something obtained especially for a price in money or its equivalent

    :  a mechanical hold or advantage applied to the raising or moving of heavy bodies

departmentplay
  1. :  a distinct sphere :  province

    :  a category consisting especially of a measurable activity or attribute

    :  a functional or territorial division: such as


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