Definitions of importation

  1. The act of carrying, conveying, or delivering. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act or practice of importing, or bringing into a country or state; - opposed to exportation. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act or practice of bringing merchandise into a country from abroad; that which is brought in; that which is recently introduced. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The act of importing: the commodities imported. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of importing; commodities imported. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The art or practice of importing; the commodities imported. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. The act or practice of bringing from another state or country; the articles brought from another country. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for importation

  1. It turned out to be largely a Peace Congress, but a protest, several addresses and a non- importation and non- consumption agreement was signed. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  2. The importation of cattle was forbidden by 15 Car. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler