Translation of "import" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /ˈɪm·pɔːt/ us /ˈɪm·pɔrt/

a product that one country brings in from another country to be sold

imports from Korea
Japanese imports
→ Opposite export


verb uk /ɪmˈpɔːt/ us /ɪmˈpɔrt/

to bring something that is made in another country into your country for people to buy

We import about 20 percent of our food.
→ Opposite export

to copy information from one computer or computer program to another

to import data

(Translation of “import” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)