Definition of "importing" []

  • The buying of goods, products and services from another country to be brought into the home country (noun)
  • Present participle of import. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "importing" in a sentence
  • "Dialogue, on the authority of Pliny, who tells us that those wretched sycophants had two nick-names; one in Greek, [Greek: Sophokleis], and the other in Latin, LAUDICÆNI; the former from _sophos_, the usual exclamation of applause, as in Martial: _Quid tam grande sophos clamat tibi turba, togata_; the Latin word importing _parasites_ who sold their praise for a supper."
  • "There are rumours that several countries have expressed an interest in importing some British ex-MPs to help train their own parliamentarians in how to become more corrupt."
  • "As the High Commander of Literary Magazine Review Panel, I am interested in importing numerous literary magazines from Nigeria in a good faith cultural effort between our two countries."