What does importation mean?

Definitions for importation
ˌɪm pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr-im·por·ta·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word importation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. importing, importationnoun

    the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country

  2. import, importationnoun

    commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

Wiktionary

  1. importationnoun

    The act or an instance of importing.

  2. importationnoun

    The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, area or country.

  3. importationnoun

    That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importationverb

    the act of carrying, conveying, or delivering

    Etymology: [Cf. F. importation. See Import, v. t.]

  2. Importationverb

    the act or practice of importing, or bringing into a country or state; -- opposed to exportation

    Etymology: [Cf. F. importation. See Import, v. t.]

  3. Importationverb

    that which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad

    Etymology: [Cf. F. importation. See Import, v. t.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. importation

    Being exactly the reverse of export, exportation, and exporter, refer to those terms, and take the opposite meaning. To import is therefore to bring commodities into a country for the purpose of traffic.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of importation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of importation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of importation in a Sentence

  1. Johnson Sirleaf:

    The ministry of health has been requested to ensure the adoption and implementation of health protocols that will prevent the importation of the virus through any of the crossing points, members of the joint security assigned at the borders are mandated to work closely with the health authorities to ensure adherence to the health protocols and safety at all times.

  2. Rodrigo Duterte:

    I will ban it. The use and importation. You know why? Because it is toxic and government has the power to issue measures to protect public health and public interest.

  3. Alex Azar:

    The President and I have been very clear : We support importation if it can be done safely and if we can deliver real savings to patients, we'll have to see what plan Florida comes up with or any other state.

  4. Gauden Galea:

    We would want countries to focus on the mitigation efforts of identifying the possible importation of cases and responding to any domestic outbreak.

  5. Jamie McGoldrick:

    Restrictions on importation, the banking sector, central bank, the systems that were in place before which were broken anyway are now completely exhausted.

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