Definition of Importee

1. Noun. An imported person brought from a foreign country. "They are descendants of indentured importees"

Exact synonyms: Import
Generic synonyms: Alien, Foreigner, Noncitizen, Outlander
Derivative terms: Import, Import

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Importee

import credit
import duty
importable
importance
importances
importancies
importancy
important
important-looking
important person
importantly
importantness
importation
importations
imported
importee (current term)
importer
importers
importeth
importin
importing
importins
importless
imports
importunable
importunacy
importunate
importunately
importunateness
importunator

Literary usage of Importee

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"NYF W, CHRISTERN, FOREIGN BOOKSELLER AND importee 77 University Place, New York. Large assortments of the publications of Charpentier, Didier, ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Painter Pesne, a French Immigrant, or importee, of the last reign, a man of great skill with his brush, whom History yet thanks on several occasions, ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"Painter Pesne, a French Immigrant, or importee, of the last reign, a man of great skill with his brush, whom History yet thanks on several occasions, ..."

4. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"Painter Pesne, a French Immigrant, or importee, of the last reign, a man of great skill with his brush, whom History yet thanks on several occasions, ..."

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