importing importing  /ɪm ˈpɔr tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country

Usage(s):

  1. But he'll continue importing school supplies and shower curtains.
  2. Swaminathan's poor, overpopulated homeland was importing vast amounts of grain.
  3. All are charged with importing and trafficking drugs.

News

  1. Behind China’s Golden Curtain

    One thing is certain. China has been voraciously importing gold, using Hong Kong as a conduit. Imports set a record of 247 tons in March 2013 followed by a strong April. Since January 2012, China imported a total of 1,469 … The post Behind China’s Golden Curtain appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

  2. League Management Software by LeagueToolbox Announces Fall League Registration With Full Customer Support

    Importing offline sports league registrations is a breeze with the help of LeagueToolbox staff. Don't let the registration process intimidate you! (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10793058.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Deal reached to import power to Hawesville smelter

    A deal has been struck for importing power from the open market to keep the 650-employee Century Aluminum smelter in Hawesville, Ky., in operation after it leaves the Big Rivers Electric Corp. power system in August.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gleaner

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