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noun import pronunciation in British English /ˈɪmpɔː(r)t/ 
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pluralimports

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  1. 1
    [countable] economics a product from another country, that is bought with money from your country

    China must produce more food to reduce its reliance on imports.

    cheap imports from Eastern Europe

    oil/food/coal imports

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of buying and bringing in products from other countries

      controls on the import of meat

    2. b.
      [only before noun] relating to imports

      import duties/tariffs/controls/licences

  2. 2
    [uncountable] very formal the importance or meaning of something
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