importation

[ im-pawr-tey-shuhn, -pohr- ]
/ ˌɪm pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr- /

noun

the act of importing.
something imported.

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Origin of importation

First recorded in 1595–1605; import + -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM importation

o·ver·im·por·ta·tion, nounpre·im·por·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for importation

importation
/ (ˌɪmpɔːˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the act, business, or process of importing goods or services
an imported product or service
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