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importee

[ im-pawr-tee, -pohr- ]
/ ˌɪm pɔrˈti, -poʊr- /
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noun

an imported person or thing.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

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Origin of importee

First recorded in 1855–60; import + -ee
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