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What is the noun for importing?

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  1. The act or an instance of importing.
  2. The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, area or country.
  3. That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “The duty-free importation of considerable quantities of frozen meat constitutes an alleviative measure for the consumers.”
      “The importation of arts and crafts from Brazil will normally give rise to customs duty.”
      “Food importation is, incidentally, the major gobbler of foreign exchange in any year that the country has to import.”
  1. (countable) Something brought in from an exterior source, especially for sale or trade.
  2. (uncountable) The practice of importing.
  3. (uncountable) Significance, importance.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Eileen had a suspicion that it was just a cheap import from some obscure part of the world.”
      “The manufacturers seem to think that restrictions on the import of foreign corn are open to some special and peculiar objection in principle, to which restrictions on the import of foreign manufactured goods are not liable.”
      “Finally, it will be worth considering a small incident in the life of a woman that has more symbolic import than real-life significance.”
  1. One who, or that which, imports: especially a person or company importing goods into a country.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The importer ships large quantities of electronics and household appliances to retailers across the country.”
      “Although the biggest oil market in the world produces its own crude it is also a big importer from the Middle East and South America.”
      “You can use the QIF importer to import those transactions automatically into the system.”
  1. Something that can be imported.
  1. plural of importation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Similar importations spread the croakers to Asia, Europe, and South America.”
      “What we have here is the perfect illustration of just what can happen to cultural importations once they make their way into the Japanese cultural mainstream.”
      “He said there were field marshals and generals at the top, who organised and funded the importations of large quantities of cigarettes and truck drivers.”
  1. plural of importable
  2. Examples:
    1. “Then the nominal rates of assistance from these measures are calculated for 20 agricultural products, 14 of which are classified as exportables and 6 as importables.”
      “There are no permanent importables for exportables for a country.”
  1. plural of importer
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Malaysia is also a big exporter of electronic goods, which will be more expensive to importers if the currency is revalued.”
      “With each new anti-fraud test, opportunistic olive oil importers discover new ways to get around the rule.”
      “During the years that Page kept his letter book toys were sold by toy dealers, confectioners, importers, and general merchants.”
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