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importernoun [C]

uk   /ɪmˈpɔː.tər/  us   /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɚ/
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importernoun [C]

uk   /ɪmˈpɔːtər/  us   /-ˈpɔːrṱɚ/
COMMERCE a ​person or ​company that ​buysgoods from another country in ​order to ​sell them: The FDA is ​requiringdistributors and importers of ​produce to ​register with the ​government. a car/​food/​oil importer
ECONOMICS a country that ​importsgoods: A third of the world's ​leading exporters and importers are now ​developing countries.the biggest/largest/major importer of sth The United ​States is the world's largest importer of ​oil.
FINANCE a country that ​borrowsmoney or gets ​investment from another country: The U.S. is the largest ​net importer of ​capital.
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