- o·ver·im·por·ta·tion, noun
- pre·im·por·ta·tion, noun
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How to use importation in a sentence
On Monday, however, the Israeli health ministry authorized the importation of Moderna’s vaccine—a move that should help ease Israel’s supply problem.Israel built the world’s best COVID vaccination program, but that’s unlikely to save it from new lockdown measures | David Meyer | January 5, 2021 | Fortune
Even if importation were completely safe — and it isn’t — it wouldn’t save Americans nearly as much money as proponents believe.
Canadian health officials agree that importation could endanger American patients.
Drug importation, though well intentioned, is doomed to fail and could endanger many Americans’ health.
Farmers have begun limiting access to their farms and pigs to prevent virus importation.Aporkalypse Now: Pig-Killing Virus Could Mean the End of Bacon | Carrie Arnold | August 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 1924, Congress banned the sale, manufacture, and importation of the drug.
Some of the guests, many of whom worked with the groom at a motorbike importation company, were getting ready to leave.
Restrictions on importation will unreasonably raise drug costs.
In 1622 a monopoly of the importation of tobacco was granted to the Virginia and Somers Island, companies.
The use of tobacco increased very rapidly soon after its importation from Virginia.
The duty on importation had been only twopence per pound, a moderate sum in view of the prices realized by the sale of it.
Soon after the importation of the "durned weed" from Virginia the tobacco muse gave forth many a lay concerning the custom.
This acceptance is based upon a transaction involving the importation or exportation of goods.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
British Dictionary definitions for importation
the act, business, or process of importing goods or services
an imported product or service
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