Definition of Purchasing department

1. Noun. The division of a business that is responsible for purchases.

Generic synonyms: Business Department



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purchasing Department

purchasable
purchase
purchase agreement
purchase contract
purchase order
purchase price
purchase price variance
purchased
purchaser
purchasers
purchases
purchasest
purchaseth
purchasing
purchasing agent
purchasing department (current term)
purchasing power
purchasing power parity
purda
purdah
purdahed
purdahnashins
purdahs
purdas
purdier
purdiest
purdy
pure
pure(a)

Literary usage of Purchasing department

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1. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"purchasing department—Purchase Journal Irrespective of the extent of its own activities, which it must know at all events, the purchasing department, ..."

2. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"purchasing department—Purchase Journal Irrespective of the extent of its own activities, which it must know at all events, the purchasing department, ..."

3. Purchasing by Charles Siesel Rindsfoos (1915)
"In such cases each department of the business should do its own buying and there will be no need of a central purchasing department. 76. ..."

4. Purchasing by Charles Siesel Rindsfoos (1915)
"In such cases each department of the business should do its own buying and there will be no need of a central purchasing department. 76. ..."

5. The Historical Register of the United States by Thomas H. Palmer (1814)
"The purchasing department. | 16. The paymaster's department. § 17. The hospital department. § 18. The judge advocates and the chaplains. § 19. ..."

6. Principles of Government Purchasing by Arthur G. Thomas (1919)
"On all duplicate invoices sent to the purchasing department is a stamp entitled "passage record" with space for the following information : Order checked, ..."

7. Cost Accounting: Principles and Practice by John Packard Jordan, Gould Leach Harris (1920)
"purchasing department Shipping Order In many cases material is rejected upon ... As the matter is entirely in the province of the purchasing department, ..."

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