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Definition of "importation" []

  • The act or business of importing. (noun)
  • The condition or process of being imported. (noun)
  • Something imported; an import. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "importation" in a sentence
  • "Stop pretending that a mandate to force 45 million Americans to purchase health insurance from multi billion dollar corporations without price controls or drug re importation is socialism."
  • "This reminds me of some Englishman or another I read once who complained that “Scottish” is an awkward, incorrect importation from the Celts, and that there indeed exists a perfectly good English word to describes things or people from Scotland, namely Scotch."
  • "Thinking that Clinton's giving NK the go-ahead for nuclear importation is like thinking that Clinton's a communist."
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