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Definition of the noun importation

What does importation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: importations

  1. the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of importation: importing
    • more generic words: commerce / commercialism / mercantilism = transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities
    • more specific word: smuggling = secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
  2. commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

Alternative definition of the noun importation

noun

  1. The act or an instance of importing.
  2. The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, area or country.
  3. That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad.

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Google previewCongressional Serial Set (1913)

employed whenever lac and cochineal scarlets are used in dyeing; that the importation is a tetrachloride of tin and is manufactured by dissolving tin in hydrochloric or muriatic acid in the presence of nitric acid or by treating stannous chloride ...

Google previewCongressional Edition (1913)

employed whenever lac and cochineal scarlets are used in dyeing; that the importation is a tetrachloride of tin and is manufactured by dissolving tin in hydrochloric or muriatic acid in the presence of nitric acid or by treating stannous chloride ...

Google previewUnited States Congressional serial set (1913)

employed whenever lac and cochineal scarlets are used in dyeing; that the importation is a tetrachloride of tin and is manufactured by dissolving tin in hydrochloric or muriatic acid in the presence of nitric acid or by treating stannous chloride ...

Google previewMobay Corporation: Environmental Protection Agency Order Denying Motion For An Accelerated Decision

eThe'importation is the initial step in the introduction of the chemical into the marketplace and the risk to health and environment remains until the information enabling an evaluation of its potential toxicity becomes known.m' - ' U C.f., United ...

Google previewEye on the Ball: Medicine regulation - not IP enforcement - can best deliver quality medicine (2010)

by Jennifer Brant

Parallel importation is a process by which a country imports a patented product that is sold in another country at a cheaper price. This process is carried out based on domestic laws that provide for the 'international exhaustion' of IP rights, ...

Google previewSketches Of The History Of Man (1796)

Considerably Enlarged By The Last Additions And Corrections Of The Author by Lord Henry Home Kames

The-encoUragement given to foreign linen-yarn, by taking off the duty on importation is a measure that greatly concerns Britain; and how far falutary, shall be strictly examined, after stating some preliminar'y observations. The first is, That our ...

Google previewHome & Field (1915)

The importation is an exceptionally fine one, and consists mostly of cows.

Google preview"The Argus" Law Reports (1908)

Importation is an event or occasion which renders ...

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Importation Meaning

Video shows what importation means. The act or an instance of importing.. The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, ...

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Quotes about importation

The simple truth is, the short-term solution is for the FDA to allow more importation of safe vaccines from other nations. But the long-term solution is to get more vaccine production within the U.S. (Larry Craig)
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Scrabble value of I1M3P3O1R1T1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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