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verb [transitive] import pronunciation in British English /ɪmˈpɔː(r)t/
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present tense
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
      British programme-makers are again importing styles from the United States.


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