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verb [T]  us   /ɪmˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/

import verb [T] (BRING IN)

to bring in products, goods, etc. from another country for sale or use: We import a large number of cars from Japan. To import information into a program or computer is to copy it from another program or form of storage.
importation
noun [U]  us   /ˌɪm·pɔrˈteɪ·ʃən, -poʊr-/
He opposed efforts to allow the importation of prescription drugs from other countries.
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