exportation exportation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
  2. (n) the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country

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Usage(s):

  1. In 1777, Thomas Jefferson, while serving in the Virginia legislature, began drafting a plan for the gradual emancipation and exportation of the slaves.
  2. On the calendar are four cases of national importance: Suit of Ohio and Pennsylvania to prevent West Virginia from restricting exportation of her natural resources.
  3. The Governor General of French West Africa issued an order against the capture, detention and sale or exportation of living chimpanzees in French territory.

News

  • Letters to the Editor

    Write in support of liquefied natural gas exports There must be tens of thousands of Illinoisans who recognize the enormous economic benefits to be derived from the exportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to the rest of the world. It would be nice if every one of us wrote to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and encouraged him to speed up his department’s export-permit ...
    on July 26, 2013     Source: The Naperville Sun

Quotes

  1. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations wants to ensure that any member countries pursuing nuclear energy programs "do not allow the exportation of certain materials which could lead to the development of nuclear power other than for peaceful...
    on Jul 28, 2007 By: Alberto Romulo Source: Washington Post

  2. "It cannot be an ineffective protocol that applies only to some countries and essentially results in carbon leakage or the exportation of jobs," Prentice said. "A protocol that does not apply to India or Russia or China or Brazil, or for that...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Jim Prentice Source: 680 News

  3. "Mercosur is a regional group that is powerful in the elaboration and exportation of food and energy," Taiana said. "It's a good moment to reinforce our will to work to see how we can position Mercosur more clearly."
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Jorge Taiana Source: Newsday

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