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Import meaning

import - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. To carry or include, as meaning or intention; to imply; to signify.
  2. 2. To be of importance or consequence to; to have a bearing on; to concern.
  3. 3. To signify; to purport; to be of moment.
  4. 4. That which a word, phrase, or document contains as its signification or intention or interpretation of a word, action, event, and the like.
  5. 5. Importance; weight; consequence.
  6. 6. To bring in from abroad; to introduce from without; especially, to bring ( wares or merchandise) into a place or country from a foreign country, in the transactions of commerce; - opposed to export. We import teas from China, coffee from Brasil, etc.
  7. 7. Merchandise imported, or brought into a country from without its boundaries; - generally in the plural, opposed to exports.
  8. 8. That which is imported; signification; consequence.
  9. 9. To bring from abroad; to signify; be of importance to.

import - examples of usage

  1. The bank has, in fact, to study the seasons, the weather, the probable market prices, the import of grain and cattle, and to keep an eye upon the agriculture of the world. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. If he takes the statement of the people who import the wine, they will be tempted to tell lies, and say that the value is less than it really is. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
  3. " I can't think that my forgiveness can be of very serious import to you," I said quietly. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
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