import import  /ɪm ˈpɔrt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
  2. (n) an imported person brought from a foreign country
  3. (n) the message that is intended or expressed or signified
  4. (n) a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
  5. (n) having important effects or influence
  6. (v) bring in from abroad
  7. (v) transfer (electronic data) into a database or document
  8. (v) indicate or signify

Usage(s):

  1. Premier Thorvald Stauning, a strapping Social Democrat with a beard as big as Santa Claus's has been asking and fighting for iron control of Danish imports by the State.
  2. While the agricultural exports of America are receiving a great deal of attention, our agricultural imports are rarely if ever mentioned.
  3. Its oil import costs hit $1.

News

  1. Research and Markets: India Trade of Tetrahydrofuran: Import, Export, Market Prospects

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "India Trade of Tetrahydrofuran: Import, Export, Market Pr
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Research and Markets: Kazakhstan Trade of Fungicides: Import, Export, Market Prospects

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Kazakhstan Trade of Fungicides: Import, Export, Market
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Report: Import Volume at US Retail Ports to Remain Weak

    Major U.S. retail container ports are expected to see a 1.1 percent year-over-year increase in import volume in June, reflecting “modest growth expectations” as retailers head the back-to-school and holiday seasons, according to the latest monthly Global Port Tracker report, released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Journal of Commerce Online

Quotes

  1. Bernanke, addressing international bankers in Barcelona via satellite, said that Fed policy is a factor in keeping the dollar strong and that a weak greenback has brought "an unwelcome rise in import prices and consumer-price inflation."
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: MarketWatch

  2. "We continue to import their junk with the lead paint on them and the poisoned pet food and export, you know, jobs to places where you can pay workers a dollar a month to turn out the stuff that we're buying from Wal-Mart," Cafferty said,...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Jack Cafferty Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We want to make sure that our products and our food will not only meet the domestic and international standards, but also meet the specific requirements of the import countries," Wen said at an event organized by American organizations.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: guardian.co.uk

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