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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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  1. 1
    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.

    1. a.
      to introduce and use words, ideas etc from other countries or cultures

      British programme-makers are again importing styles from the United States.

  2. 2
    computing to move information from one file or program into another

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