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free port

n.
A port or an area of a port in which imported goods can be held or processed free of customs duties before reexport.

free port

n
1. (Commerce) a port open to all commercial vessels on equal terms
2. (Commerce) Also called: free zone a zone adjoining a port that permits the duty-free entry of foreign goods intended for re-export

free′ port′


n.
a port or special section of a port where goods may be unloaded, stored, and shipped without payment of customs duties.

Free•port

(ˈfriˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free port - an area adjoining a port where goods that are intended for reshipment can be received and stored without payment of duties
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
2.free port - a port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Translations

free port

nporto franco
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