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Definition of "purchasing" []

  • Present participle of purchase. (verb)

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Use "purchasing" in a sentence
  • "But unfortunately the term purchasing power in connection with the theory sometimes implies the reciprocal of the general price level in a country."
  • "If the term purchasing power refers to the power of purchasing commodities, which are not only similar in technological composition, but also in the same geographical situation, the theory becomes the classical doctrine of comparative values of moneys in different countries and is a sound doctrine."
  • "The SEC pins the swindle as scalping - which it defines as purchasing a security for oneself, recommending that same stock to another (typically posing as a "market specialist"), then immediately selling the stock when the market price goes up following the recommendation."