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noun import pronunciation in British English /ˈɪmpɔː(r)t/
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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. b.
      [only before noun] relating to imports
      import duties/tariffs/controls/licences

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