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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.importer - someone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country)
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
Translations
مُسْتَوْرِد
dovozce
importør
importõr
innflytjandi
dovozca
uvoznik
ithalâtçı

importer

[ɪmˈpɔːtəʳ] N (Comm) → importador(a) m/f

importer

[ɪmˈpɔːrr] nimportateur/trice m/f

importer

nImporteur(in) m(f)(of von); (= country also)Importland nt(of für)

importer

[ɪmˈpɔːtəʳ] nimportatore/trice

import

(imˈpoːt) verb
to bring in (goods etc) from abroad usually for sale. We import wine from France.
(ˈimpoːt) noun
1. something which is imported from abroad. Our imports are greater than our exports.
2. the act of bringing in goods from abroad. the import of wine.
ˌimporˈtation noun
imˈporter noun
References in classic literature ?
A fur importer had once offered him a place as driver.
In my day, in my own country, this money was collected from imposts, and the citizen imagined that the foreign importer paid it, and it made him comfortable to think so; whereas, in fact, it was paid by the American people, and was so equally and exactly distributed among them that the annual cost to the 100-millionaire and the annual cost to the sucking child of the day-laborer was pre- cisely the same -- each paid $6.
"It is no secret that we are out of favor for a night or two, in consequence of three figures having been paid for one of us, this very day, by a bossess, whose father stopped payment within three hours after he signed the cheque that was to pay the importer. I overheard the whole story, half an hour since, and thus, you see, every one is afraid to be seen with an aristocratic handkerchief, just at this moment.
There was a shop to the house, but it was let off to an importer of otto of roses.
Not to mention the importers and exporters, who are called merchants?
Could you by any means find time to look in at that address?' handing him a little card, printed for circulation among the connection of Chivery and Co., Tobacconists, Importers of pure Havannah Cigars, Bengal Cheroots, and fine- flavoured Cubas, Dealers in Fancy Snuffs, &C.
"He travels for Westhouse & Marbank, the great claret importers of Fenchurch Street."
So this begs the question: "What do I need to do to comply with FSMA as a private brand manufacturer or importer?"
BMW Group is continuing to highlight both the importance and success of the Middle East (ME) through a visit by the automotive manufacturer's head of importer markets.
* Importer Identification: Importers must obtain and use a Dun & Brad-street Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number to file with U.S.
Firstly in case of the producer or importer's admission of the defection or violations of standards or when the original producer withdrew the same product from any other market even if the local subsidiary or importer claimed that those available on Kuwaiti markets do not have these defects.
A car importer recently said that the market response has been weak despite auto importers' cutting prices to sub-luxury-tax levels.