Definition of Imports

1. Noun. (plural of import) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of import) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imports

1. import [v] - See also: import

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imports

important-looking
important person
importantly
importantness
importation
importations
imported
importee
importer
importers
importeth
importin
importing
importins
importless
imports (current term)
importunable
importunacy
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importuner
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importunes
importuning

Literary usage of Imports

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"But even now the European commerce of Germany is by far the most important especially in exports comprising more than one-half of all imports and ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"The statistics of imports bring out more clearly still the increase of ... Scarcely more than 25 per cent, of the total imports are of the first class. ..."

3. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"imports during the past half century. Since the adoption of the free-trade policy ... Among the imports, therefore, we find that the largest item is that of ..."

4. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1922)
"CHAPTER L imports, POLICY, DIRECTION OF COMMERCE, 1815-1860 646. Chief imports in 1860. — The imports of the United States have been so varied in character ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1857)
"On the last of August the price per bushel of prime red wheat was 81 10. In five years the imports of rye have increased from 58000 to 158000 bushels, ..."

6. Reports ... 2d Series by International Labour Office, United States Tariff Commission (1903)
"imports. Prior to the act of 1930, import statistics for iron or steel ... imports are almost entirely from Germany. New York is the chief port of entry; ..."

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