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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To bring in from a foreign or external source.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To bring in from a foreign or external source. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Importance or meaning.

Usage examples (33)
  • Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.
  • The lead role was played by an import from Sweden
  • The import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • Noun : the import of foreign cars. ,matters of great import. ,He felt the import of her words for more
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