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exportverb

uk   /ɪkˈspɔːt/  us   /ˈek.spɔːrt/
B2 [I or T] to send goods to another country for sale: French cheeses are exported to many different countries. Our clothes sell so well in this country that we have no need to export.
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[T] to put something from one country into use in other countries: American culture has been exported all over the world. [T] If you export information from a computer, you copy a large amount of it to a different part of the computer's memory or to another device.
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exportable
adjective uk   /-ˈspɔː.tə.bl̩/  us   /-ˈspɔːr.t̬ə.bl̩/
The value of the new television technology to the company is that it is highly exportable (= can be sold in other countries).
exportation
noun [U] uk   /ˌek.spɔːˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /-spɔːr-/
These crates have been packed for exportation (= to be sent for sale in other countries).

exportnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈek.spɔːt/  us   /-spɔːrt/
B2 a product that you sell in another country, or the business of sending goods to another country in order to sell them there: Coffee is one of Brazil's main exports. We plan to increase our exports over the next five years. The export of ivory is now strictly controlled. India grows tea for export. We are planning to develop our export market/trade.
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