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importer

noun [C] uk   /ɪmˈpɔː.tər/ us    /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɚ/
a person, country, or company that buys products from another country in order to sell them: After the USA, Japan is the second biggest importer of oil. He is an importer of African foodstuffs.
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