Meaning of “import” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ɪmˈpɔːt/

B2 to bring something into your country from another country for people to buy:

We import about 20 percent of our food.

to copy information from one computer or computer program to another:

to import data
imported files
→ Opposite export
importation uk us /ˌɪmpɔːˈteɪʃən/ noun [ U ]
importer noun [ C ]

(Definition of “import verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)