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[ek-spawr-tey-shuh n, -spohr-]
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  1. the act of exporting; the sending of commodities out of a country, typically in trade.
  2. something exported.
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Origin of exportation

1600–10; < Latin exportātiōn- (stem of exportātiō), equivalent to exportāt(us) (past participle of exportāre to export) + -iōn- -ion
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  1. the act, business, or process of exporting goods or services
  2. mainly US an exported product or service
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