import – usages

1) import (noun) = a commodity or service brought in from abroad.

  • An import in the receiving country is an export from the sending country.

2) import (verb)

  • India imports petroleum products from Gulf countries.

3) IMPORT (noun) = what is implied, the implicit meaning or significance of something; gist, sum and substance, tenor, implication.

  • The import of her message is clear.
  • What is the import of the statement?
  • Prof. Martin of Federal College explained in detail the import of the legal term ‘Commodatum’.

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