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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun import:

significationimportationimportsignificanceimplicationconsequencemeaningmoment

Comparison of usage frequency between the noun import and its most common antonym:

exportimport

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb import:

importspell
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Import is sometimes a misspelling of important.

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Definition of the noun import

What does import mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: imports

  1. commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
  2. an imported person brought from a foreign country
    • example: the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of import: importee
    • more generic words: alien / foreigner / noncitizen / outlander = a person who comes from a foreign country
  3. the message that is intended or expressed or signified
  4. a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
  5. having important effects or influence

Alternative definition of the noun import

noun

  1. [countable] Something brought in from an exterior source, especially for sale or trade.
  2. [uncountable] The practice of importing.
  3. [uncountable] Significance, importance.

Definition of the verb import

What does import mean as a doing word?

Import is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: imported | importing | imports

  1. bring in from abroad
  2. transfer (electronic data) into a database or document
  3. indicate or signify
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonym of import: spell
    • more generic words: intend / mean = mean or intend to express or convey

Music

"Import" is a musical album of Elle Macho.

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Writings

"Import" a.k.a. "The TV Theme Song Sing-Along Songbook" is a book by John Javna.

Phrases with Import

Phrases starting with the word Import:

  1. import duty
  2. import credit
  3. import barrier

Phrases ending with the word Import:

  1. of import
  2. Parallel import
  3. Invisible Import

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Import

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Google previewPRICING Prices of reimbursed drugs, negotiations and risk sharing

Parallel import is a mechanism in which a drug is purchased in an European Union (European Economic Area) Member State...

Google previewManagerial Strategies and Solutions for Business Success in Asia (2016)

by Ordóñez de Pablos, Patricia

Direct import: Direct import refers to a type of business importation involving a major retailer (e.g. Wal-Mart) and an overseas...

Import: An import is a good brought into a jurisdiction, especially across a national border, from an external source.

Google previewEssentials of Logic (2016)

by Irving Copi

Where is an individual constant, is a predicate variable, and x is an individual variable, existential generalization is symbolized as: , , 310 n £ £v 1Ex2£x Existential Import: Existential import is an attribute of those categorical propositions which ...

Google previewTime and Ethics (2013)

Essays at the Intersection by H. L. Dyke

Of much greater practical import is the question whether the time at which retrospective punishment is initiated can affect the moral justification of such punishment, and it is to ...

Google previewRivers and the Power of Ancient Rome (2012)

by Brian Campbell

The general import is the fertility, prosperity, and wealth that come to Rome from the ...

Google previewOracle Data Integrator 11g Cookbook (2013)

by Christophe Dupupet

You can prepare for this recipe by importing into your project the ODI JKM that best matches your source system technology, which in this example should be Oracle. Therefore, the JKM you will import is the JKM Oracle Consistent KM.

Google previewCultural Variations and Business Performance: Contemporary Globalism (2012)

Contemporary Globalism by Christiansen, Bryan

Import Direct or Indirect Import is any goods or services brought into the home country from a foreign country by trade. An import in the receiving home country is an export from the sending host country. It concerns finished goods for industrial ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2016)

by Jonathan Law

import deposit A method of restricting importation to a country, in which the importer is required to deposit a sum of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth Myles, John Black

import. propensity. The proportion of the national income that is spent on imports. This can be measured both on average...

The shortrun marginal propensity to import may be higher than the average, particularly at periods of high demand, ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

import This word can mean the action of bringing goods into one's own country, goods (imports) that have been purchased somewhere else, just as exports are goods taken from one's ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of International Finance and Banking (2016)

by Jae K. Shim, Michael Constas

IMPORT AND EXPORT PRICE INDEXES The import and export price indexes measure price changes in agricultural, mineral, and manufactured products for goods bought from and sold to foreigners. They represent increases and decreases ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of The Global Economy A Guide For Students And Researchers (2006)

by David E. O connor

An import quota is a type of trade barrier that limits the quantity of a product a government will allow into a country during a specified time...

An import quota specifies a quantity limit by number of items, weight, volume, or other measurement.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Developing World (2013)

by Thomas M. Leonard

By creating a domestic industrial base, import substitution would accelerate ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Pesticides banned for manufacture, import and use Serial number Pesticide 1 Aldicarb 2 Aldrin 3 Benzene hexachloride 4 Calcium cyanide 5 Chlorbenzilate 6 Chlordane 7 Chlorofenvinphos 8 ...

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Usage statistics about import

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun import:

significationimportationimportsignificanceimplicationconsequencemeaningmoment

Comparison of usage frequency between the noun import and its most common antonym:

exportimport

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb import:

importspell

Comparison of usage frequency between the verb import and its most common antonym:

exportimport

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Small photo of May 15, 2018-NANCHANG CHINA: consumers purchase goods from all over the world in an imported supermarket, Nanchang, Eastern China. China has substantially cut import tariffs on some consumer goods.Small photo of Import and Export. Two binders on desk in the office. Business backgroundSmall photo of Import or Export? Import.Small photo of Internet of Things, Smart Businessman use tablet at port import and export shippingSmall photo of May 15, 2018-NANCHANG CHINA: consumers purchase goods from all over the world in an imported supermarket, Nanchang, Eastern China. China has substantially cut import tariffs on some consumer goods.Small photo of May 15, 2018-NANCHANG CHINA: consumers purchase goods from all over the world in an imported supermarket, Nanchang, Eastern China. China has substantially cut import tariffs on some consumer goods.Small photo of May 15, 2018-NANCHANG CHINA: consumers purchase goods from all over the world in an imported supermarket, Nanchang, Eastern China. China has substantially cut import tariffs on some consumer goods. More...

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Quotes about Import

Desdemona: Upon my knee, what doth your speech import? / I understand a fury in your words, / But not the words. (William Shakespeare)
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Scrabble value of I1M3P3O1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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