What does importation mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. importing, importation(noun)

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

  2. import, importation(noun)

    commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country


  1. importation(Noun)

    The act or an instance of importing.

  2. importation(Noun)

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

  3. importation(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importation(verb)

    the act of carrying, conveying, or delivering

  2. Importation(verb)

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

  3. Importation(verb)

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

  4. Origin: [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.

How to pronounce importation?

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How to say importation in sign language?

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  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. Thomas Schaefer:

    The markets ... are literally not functioning right now due to importation of used vehicles.

  2. Lyndsay Meyer:

    The FDA previously exercised enforcement discretion regarding the importation of sodium thiopental used for lethal injection.

  3. 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.

  4. Uriel Lynn:

    Stop wasting so much time and complicating things in making more laws ... and interfering so intensely in the way the business sector functions. Just expose the total industry to importation.

  5. Caitlin Carroll:

    It is highly irresponsible for Vermont legislators to promote an importation scheme that would create more avenues for counterfeit drugs to enter the country in the middle of an unprecedented opioid crisis.

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