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verb [transitive] import pronunciation in American English /ɪmˈpɔrt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyimport
he/she/itimports
present participleimporting
past tenseimported
past participleimported

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    economics to buy a product from another country and bring it to your country
    Germany imports clothing, textiles, and leather goods from Pakistan.
    We import most of our coal from other countries.
    imported luxury goods
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      to introduce and use words, ideas, etc. from other countries or cultures
      It’s another example of U.S. fashion designers importing new styles from Italy and Greece.

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