verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for import
China has fallen behind in its purchases of American agricultural products and energy imports.
The resulting production slowdown caused bottlenecks for all of sorts of imports.
The import reduction is due to three main factors, according to spirits industry veteran Adam Levy.Covid-19 and a trade war are a deadly mix for US liquor imports|Dan Kopf|August 21, 2020|Quartz
India’s smart move to tackle this dual problem was to launch a policy which could reduce the crude oil import along with handling the environmental crisis.How an Indian flight could run on biofuel—but India cannot|Monika Mandal|August 11, 2020|Quartz
The company also announced new initiatives to automate data imports into Google Ads.Google extends lead forms to YouTube, Discovery campaigns|Ginny Marvin|August 5, 2020|Search Engine Land
The import of those words resonated through my entire being.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
CEO Mark Thompson, a solidly-built, 6-foot-2 import from the BBC.Dean Baquet, the NYT’s Executive Editor, on Jill Abramson, Race, Surviving Cancer—and TMZ Envy|Lloyd Grove|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Earlier this year, a Long Island man admitted to trying to import 40,000 piranhas from Hong Kong.
It also claimed that he had traveled to Turkey to buy communication equipment to import to Iran.Is Iran’s Missing General, Ali Reza Asgari, Living in the United States?|IranWire|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, the four-term Congresswoman is hardly dripping with historical, or even political, import.
A low murmur sifted through the house; its import was, "He's got them both."The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Absolutely nothing was gained in a military sense by shutting the import door of the Central states.The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner
He, who had dreamed and longed and searched, found that the hour had been incalculable for him in its import.The Rainbow Trail|Zane Grey
I could not understand the import of these words when I was a child, but the misfortunes of my life have helped to explain them.My Own Affairs|Louise, Princess of Belgium
I was looking at him with riveted attention while he spoke, sublimely innocent of the import of a single word he uttered.The Doctor's Daughter|"Vera"
British Dictionary definitions for import
verb (ɪmˈpɔːt, ˈɪmpɔːt)
- goods (visible imports) or services (invisible imports) that are bought from foreign countries
- (as modifier)an import licence