Definition of Importing

1. Noun. The commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country.

Exact synonyms: Importation
Generic synonyms: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Specialized synonyms: Smuggling
Derivative terms: Import, Import



Definition of Importing

1. a. Full of meaning.

Definition of Importing

1. Verb. (present participle of import) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Importing

1. import [v] - See also: import

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Importing

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importancy
important
important-looking
important person
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importantness
importation
importations
imported
importee
importer
importers
importeth
importin
importing (current term)
importins
importless
imports
importunable
importunacy
importunate
importunately
importunateness
importunator
importunators
importune
importuned
importunely
importuner

Literary usage of Importing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"But our ignorance of the quantity consumed by the importing countries of Eastern and ... The quantity actually passing through the market of the importing ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Property in Intellectual Productions in Great by Eaton Sylvester Drone (1879)
"By section 10, the importing of piratical copies is expressly prohibited. ... 86, for sum, and to import and to distribute importing for sale any book first ..."

3. A Treatise on Federal Criminal Law Procedure by William Hawley Atwell (1916)
"importing Contract Labor. 391. Pandering. 392. White Slave Act. 392a. ... It prohibits the importing of women for prostitution, the importing of contract ..."

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