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free portnoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​area near a ​port or ​airport to which ​goods from ​foreigncountries can be ​brought without ​tax being ​paid if they are ​sent to another ​country when they ​leave this ​area
(Definition of free port from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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free portnoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
TRANSPORT, TAX a ​port that ​charges little or no ​tax on ​goods that have been ​brought there temporarily from a ​foreign country before being ​transported to another country: The UK set up six ​freeports in 1984, ​including Liverpool and Southampton.
→  free trade zone
(Definition of free port from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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