[ek-spawr-tey-shuh n, -spohr-]


the act of exporting; the sending of commodities out of a country, typically in trade.
something exported.

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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Contemporary Examples of exportation

  • He also said the country needs to focus on national production and exportation of goods.

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Historical Examples of exportation

British Dictionary definitions for exportation



the act, business, or process of exporting goods or services
mainly US an exported product or service
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