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English definition of “import”

import

verb [T] (BRING IN)   /ɪmˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/
to bring in products , goods , etc. from another country for sale or use: We import a large number of cars from Japan. To import information into a program or computer is to copy it from another program or form of storage . importation    /ˌɪm·pɔrˈteɪ·ʃən, -poʊr-/ noun [U] He opposed efforts to allow the importation of prescription drugs from other countries .
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