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Definitions of exportation

  1. The act of exporting; the act of conveying or sending commodities abroad or to another country, in the course of commerce. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Commodity exported; an export. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of carrying out. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. EXPORTER. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Act of exporting, or of conveying goods from one country to another. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. The act or practise of exporting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. An exported commodity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The act of conveying goods from one country to another, as by a merchant or trader. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for exportation

  1. The concession was soon widened by custom into a general exportation the royal Government looking through its fingers at the open infraction of its own laws, while the natural laws of trade before long re- established the old equilibrium. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. As I sat there I wondered not so much at the plot which was simply to destroy all the young tobacco plants, that there be not an over- supply and ruinous prices therefor next year, as at the fact that the whole colony to a man did not arise and rebel against the order of the king in that most infamous Navigation Act which forbade exportation to any place but England, and load their ships for the Netherlands, and get the full worth of their crops. – The Heart's Highway A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeeth Century by Mary E. Wilkins
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