imported imported  /ɪm ˈpɔr tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source

Usage(s):

  1. When change does come, sales of imported whiskies are sure to boom.
  2. But now he is selling many of his products, imported from Germany, at no profit or at a loss.
  3. Across Asia, waste incinerators pump out clouds of dioxin and other harmful chemicals that come from processing imported garbage.

News

  1. Funimation Acquires Ghost in the Shell: Arise Anime

    Imported Blu-ray with English subs, Japanese O-card, film strip, English booklet
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Anime News Network

  2. Rwanda's new coffee buzz

    Rwanda's coffee beans -- now imported by the likes of Grace Hightower De Niro -- are bolstering the economy of the central African nation.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  3. Spud Potato Vodka Imported from Poland Rolls Out Nationally in the US and Canada

    KEY LARGO, Fla., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Spud Potato Vodka imported from Poland is rolling out nationally in the US and Canada after a successful regional launch during the 4 th quarter ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world," he said.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: President Bush Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "Most communities around America don't want dangerous terrorists imported into their neighborhoods," Boehner said in a statement. "The key question is where do you put these terrorists?"
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: FOXNews

  3. Thirteen senators, led by Russ Feingold, a Wisconsin Democrat, called on the Senate to end the "freeloading of imported dairy products."
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Russ Feingold Source: International Herald Tribune

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