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  • (noun)
    • (RP): ĭm'pôt, /ˈɪmpɔːt/, /"ImpO:t/
    • (US): ĭm'pôrt, /ˈɪmpɔrt/, /"ImpOrt/
  • (verb)
    • (RP): ĭmpôt', /ɪmˈpɔːt/, /Im"pO:t/
    • (US): ĭmpôrt', /ɪmˈpɔrt/, /Im"pOrt/
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    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)t

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(verb) From Middle English importen < Latin importō (I bring in from abroad, import) < in (in, at, on; into) + portō (I carry, bear; convey).

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Singular
Import

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Imports

Import (countable and uncountable; plural Imports)
  1. (countable) Something brought in from a foreign country, especially for sale or trade.
  2. (uncountable) The practice of importing.
  3. (uncountable) Significance, importance.
    It was a matter of great import.
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Infinitive
to Import

Third person singular
Imports

Simple past
Imported

Past participle
Imported

Present participle
Importing

to Import (third-person singular simple present Imports, present participle Importing, simple past and past participle Imported)
  1. (transitive) To bring (something) in from a foreign country, especially for sale or trade.
  2. (transitive) To load a file into a software application for use as a resource in a greater data file.
  3. (transitive) To mean, signify
  4. (transitive) (archaic) To express, to imply.
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For examples of the usage of this term see the citations page.

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  • (bring in from a foreign country): export
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From Italian importare, and French fr, from Latin importō.

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Infinitive
to Import

Third person singular
Imports

Simple past
Imported

Past participle
Imported

Present participle
Importing

to Import (third-person singular simple present Imports, present participle Importing, simple past and past participle Imported)
  1. (intransitive) To be important; to be significant; to be of consequence.
    • 1661, Thomas Salusbury:
      See how much it importeth to learn to take Time by the Fore-Top.
  2. (transitive) To be of importance to (someone or something).
    • 1593, Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost:
      This Letter is mistooke: it importeth none here: It is writ to laquenetta.
  3. (transitive) To be incumbent on (someone to do something).
    • 1762, David Hume, The History of England:
      It imports us to get all the aid and assistance we can.
  4. (transitive) To be important or crucial to (that something happen).
    • 1819, Shelley, "The Cenci":
      It much imports your house That all should be made clear.

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From English export < Latin importare.

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Import m. sg.

  1. import (practice of importing)
  2. An import (something brought in from a foreign country)

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Import (plural Importen, diminutive Importje, diminutive plural Importjes)

  1. Geographical import

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Import m. (plural Imports)

  1. Geographical import

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