Definition of Importer

1. Noun. Someone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country).

Generic synonyms: Bourgeois, Businessperson
Derivative terms: Import



Definition of Importer

1. n. One who imports; the merchant who brings goods into a country or state; -- opposed to exporter.

Definition of Importer

1. Noun. One who, or that which, imports: especially a person or company importing goods into a country. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Importer

1. one that imports [n -S] - See also: imports

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Importer

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important
important-looking
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importer (current term)
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Literary usage of Importer

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1. The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield (1904)
"And though the duties on the articles are usually secured before the importer is allowed to exercise his right of ownership, this is merely to prevent ..."

2. The Lives and Opinions of Benj'n Franklin Butler: United States District by William Lyon Mackenzie (1845)
"importer S DIFFICULTIES - APPRAISERS. CHAPTER XXXVII. ... What more can an importer do than pay the rates deemed fair by umpires selected by the highest ..."

3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1906)
"Where a banker advances to an importer the purchase money for goods on drafts under a commercial letter of credit which requires that the goods shall be ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"State cannot tax interstate commerce—right to sell intoxicating liquor» by importer or hi» agent—burdens on commerce—conviction far telling liquor. 1. ..."

5. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"In word« at length, containing tho name of the exporter or importer, ... If the importer of any goods make and subscribe a declaration before the collector ..."

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