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01. The company where Hiroshi works [imports] beer from the U.S. and Germany, and exports Japanese beer all over the world.
02. [Importers] of foreign goods have complained a great deal about the new tax on clothing from across the border.
03. Farmers are very upset about the [importation] of American vegetables at a time when they can't sell their own products.
04. She travels around Asia all winter collecting stuff that she [imports] and then sells on university campuses throughout the country in the spring.
05. It's not worth [importing] this stuff because although it's cheaper here than in my country, with the taxes you have to pay to bring it into the country, it ends up costing about the same.
06. Domestic manufacturers are complaining about cheap [imports] that are being brought into the country.
07. There are a number of restrictions in place on the [importation] of exotic fruits and vegetables.
08. Approximately 91 million kilograms of tea are [imported] into the United States every year.
09. Coffee was [imported] into Europe for the first time in 1517.
10. The first African slaves arrived in the U.S. in 1619, and were [imported] to work on tobacco plantations.
11. Barbie dolls are considered anti-Islamic, and [importing] them to Iran is prohibited.
12. Canada is the world's largest [importer] of American cars.
13. Dry weather in Hong Kong forces the area to [import] water from China during the winter months.
14. The First Opium War between Britain and China, over [importation] of the drug into China, began in 1839.

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  • Import — Import …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • import — IMPÓRT, importuri, s.n. Totalitatea operaţiilor cu caracter comercial prin care se introduc într o ţară mărfuri produse şi cumpărate din alte ţări. ♢ loc. adj. De import = a) care este importat; b) fig. străin de realităţile locale. ♦ (concr.)… …   Dicționar Român

  • import — ● import nom masculin En Belgique, montant : Une facture d un import de mille francs. import [ɛ̃pɔʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1907, Claudel; déverbal de importer, ou angl. import, spécialt « contenu, sens », de to import « importer ». → Import export. ❖ ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Import — Sm erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. import, einer Ableitung von ne. import einführen (entlehnt als importieren), aus l. importāre hineintragen, einführen , zu l. portāre tragen, befördern und l. in . Nomen agentis: Importeur.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Import — ist die gängige Bezeichnung für die Einfuhr von Waren und Dienstleistungen von Wirtschaftseinheiten, die ihren Wohnsitz außerhalb des jeweiligen Landes haben. Das Gegenteil von Import ist der Export. Der Export saldiert sich mit dem Import zum je …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • import — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. importrcie, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} sprowadzanie z innych krajów nabytych w nich towarów (czasem też kapitałów lub usług) z zamiarem wykorzystania ich na… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Import — Im*port , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Importing}.] [L. importare to bring in, to occasion, to cause; pref. im in + portare to bear. Sense 3 comes through F. importer, from the Latin. See {Port} demeanor.] 1. To bring in from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • import — I noun connotation, consequence, drift, essence, gist, gravity, idea, importance, matter, meaning, meaningfulness, moment, pith, point, purport, sense, seriousness, significance, significatio, signification, substance, sum, tenor, vis, weight,… …   Law dictionary

  • import — / impɔ:t/, it. / import/ s. ingl. [dal v. (to ) import importare ], usato in ital. al masch. (econ., comm.) [immissione di merci estere nel territorio di uno stato] ▶◀ e ◀▶ [➨ importazione] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • import — /ˈimport, ingl. ˈɪmpɔːt/ [vc. ingl., da to import «importare»] s. m. inv. importazione CONTR. export (ingl.), esportazione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Import — Import: Das Fremdwort für »Einfuhr« wurde Ende des 18. Jh.s aus engl. import entlehnt. Das engl. Wort ist das substantivierte Verb to import »einführen«, das über frz. importer auf lat. importare (in portare) »hineinbringen; einführen« zurückgeht …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch