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im·port

 (ĭm-pôrt′, ĭm′pôrt′)
tr.v. im·port·ed, im·port·ing, im·ports
1. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
2. Computers To receive (data) into one program from another.
3.
a. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify: had trouble understanding what the strange word imported.
b. To express or make known: the news imported by their letter.
c. To betoken or indicate: a high inflation rate importing hard times for the consumer.
n. (ĭm′pôrt′)
1. Something imported: levied a tax on imports from overseas.
2. The act or occupation of importing goods or materials.
3. Meaning; signification: The import of his statement is ambiguous.
4. Importance; significance: a legal decision of far-reaching import. See Synonyms at importance.

[Middle English importen, to convey a meaning, from Medieval Latin importāre and from Old French importer, to cause, both from Latin importāre, to carry in, cause : in-, in; see in-2 + portāre, to carry; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

im·port′a·bil′i·ty n.
im·port′a·ble adj.
im·port′er n.

imported

(ɪmˈpɔːtɪd)
adj
(of goods, products, etc) brought in from another country in order to be sold
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imported - used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source; "imported wines"
foreign, strange - relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
Translations
uvožen

imported

[ɪmˈpɔːtɪd] ADJ [goods] → de importación
imported beerscervezas fpl de importación

imported

[ɪmˈpɔːrtɪd] adjimporté(e), d'importation

imported

adjimportiert, eingeführt, Import-; imported goods/carsimportierte Waren/Autos, Importwaren/-autos pl

imported

[ɪmˈpɔːtɪd] adjimportato/a
References in classic literature ?
Duties on imported articles form a large branch of this latter description.
Upon a ratio to the importation into this State, the whole quantity imported into the United States may be estimated at four millions of gallons; which, at a shilling per gallon, would produce two hundred thousand pounds.
I will address one additional reflection only to those who contend that the power ought to have been restrained to external -- taxation by which they mean, taxes on articles imported from other countries.
Helena -- History of the changes in the Vegetation -- Cause of the extinction of Land-shells -- Ascension -- Variation in the imported Rats -- Volcanic Bombs -- Beds of Infusoria -- Bahia -- Brazil -- Splendour of Tropical Scenery -- Pernambuco -- Singular Reef -- Slavery -- Return to England -- Retrospect on our Voyage.
The many imported species must have destroyed some of the native kinds; and it is only on the highest and steepest ridges that the indigenous Flora is now predominant.
Cuming, however, informs me that an English Helix is common here, its eggs no doubt having been imported in some of the many introduced plants.
Of native birds there are none; but the guinea-fowl, imported from the Cape de Verd Islands, is abundant, and the common fowl has likewise run wild.
This frolic put every one in such spirits, that Polly forgot her trouble, and the little girls kissed each other good-night as affectionately as if such things as imported frocks, coup,s, and rival brothers did n't exist "Well, Polly, do you like parties?
212 million imported to fulfill the domestic requirements as compared the imports of 70,048 metric tons valuing of US$ 172.
According to the data, Pakistan imported 145 kilograms of gold during the first three months of the current fiscal year compared to the imports of 97 kilograms during last year.
Whenever there is depreciation of domestic currency the prices of the imported goods rise.
Electrical equipment worth SR99 billion topped the list of imported goods followed by automobiles and transportation machineries worth SR73 billion.