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Meaning of IMPORTATION

Pronunciation:  `impowr'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
  2. [n]  commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
 

IMPORTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: import, importing
 
 Antonyms: export, exportation
 
 See Also: commerce, commercialism, commodity, goods, mercantilism, smuggling, trade goods

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im`por*ta"tion\, n. [Cf. F. importation. See
{Import}, v. t.]
1. The act of carrying, conveying, or delivering. [R.]

2. The act or practice of importing, or bringing into a
   country or state; -- opposed to exportation.

3. That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced
   into a country from abroad.

 

 

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