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or re-ex·port

[verb ree-ik-spawrt, -spohrt, ree-ek-spawrt, -spohrt; noun ree-ek-spawrt, -spohrt]
verb (used with object)
  1. to export again, as imported goods.
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  1. the act of reexporting.
  2. a commodity that is reexported.
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Origin of reexport

First recorded in 1680–90; re- + export
Related formsre·ex·por·ta·tion, nounre·ex·port·er, noun
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Historical Examples of re-export

  • This re-export business gives work to a substantial number of the Corporations employees.

    United States Steel

    Arundel Cotter

  • The traders of Lyons re-export seven-twelfths of these silks, the industries of the town employing the remainder.

British Dictionary definitions for re-export


verb (ˌriːɪkˈspɔːt, riːˈɛkspɔːt)
  1. to export (imported goods, esp after processing)
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noun (riːˈɛkspɔːt)
  1. the act of re-exporting
  2. a re-exported commodity
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Derived Formsre-exportation, nounre-exporter, noun
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