Focus on the pronunciation of import
English definition of “import”
/ˈɪmpɔːt/ noun COMMERCE
› [C, usually plural] a product that is made in one country and brought into another, especially in order to sell it: Oil is our most important import by far. cheap/expensive/imports
› [C or U] the activity or business of bringing goods into a country from another country: The authorities imposed a ban on imports of hormone-treated beef. Trade (the sum of exports and imports) was equivalent to 44% of GDP. The officials were accused of evading tariffs on the import of cars and other luxury goods.
imports [plural] › the quantity of goods brought into one country from another during a particular period of time, or the value of these goods: US imports of vehicles from Japan rose to $2.23 billion in March. growth/increase/decline in imports → See also direct import, parallel import, visible imports → Compare export verb