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im pawrt

  • n  commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
  • n  an imported person brought from a foreign country
    the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    they are descendants of indentured importees
  • n  the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • n  a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
  • n  having important effects or influence
  • v  bring in from abroad
  • v  transfer (electronic data) into a database or document
  • v  indicate or signify

  • 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.
  • While the agricultural exports of America are receiving a great deal of attention, our agricultural imports are rarely if ever mentioned.
  • Its oil import costs hit $1.
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  • Ben Bernanke in MarketWatch
    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."
  • Jack Cafferty in International Herald Tribune
    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,...
  • Wen Jiabao in guardian.co.uk
    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.

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