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export

verb
 
 
/ɪkˈspɔːt/
[I or T] COMMERCE, ECONOMICS to send goods to another country for sale: Last year, the US exported $93 million worth of wine.export sth to sth French cheeses are exported to many different countries. The exchange rate is making it difficult for farms and factories to export. Oil companies had contracts with an exporting countries that fixed prices and volumes. → See also re-export
[T] to put something from one country into use in other countries: export sth to sth He believes the state's educational model can be exported to other states. American culture has been exported all over the world.
[T] IT to copy a large amount of information on a computer either to a different part of the computer's storage space or to another form of storage such as a CD, so that it can be used for a different purpose: If they had all the right tools on the same platform they would not need to export data.export sth to/into sth The only way to do this is to export the data into a spreadsheet.export sth from sth This article tells you how to import and export files from UNIX to other systems.
exportable /ɪkˈspɔːtəbl̩/ US   /-ˈspɔːrṱə-/ adjective → Compare import noun
(Definition of export verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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