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English definition of “import”

import

verb [T]     /ɪmˈpɔːt/ US  /ˈɪm.pɔːrt/
B2 to buy or bring in products from another country : We import a large number of cars from Japan. → Compare export verbBuying to introduce new goods , customs , or ideas to one country from another: The fashion for wearing baseball hats was imported directly from the States .Transferring and transporting objects specialized computing to copy information from one computer or computer program to another: I need to import data from the database into my word processor . imported files Operating computers
(Definition of import verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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