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KK Pronunciation

〔 Imˋport,-ˋpɒrt 〕


〔 imˊpɒːt 〕

Overview of noun import

The noun import has 5 senses

  • import, importation -- (commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country)

  • import, importee -- (an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees")

  • meaning, significance, signification, import -- (the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous")

  • significance, import, implication -- (a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication")

  • consequence, import, moment -- (having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence")

Overview of verb import

The verb import has 3 senses

  • import -- (bring in from abroad)

  • import -- (transfer (electronic data) into a database or document)

  • spell, import -- (indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!")