To have a product shipped into a country or region. opposite of export.

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I told the man that it was not an export, but an import and was not the same thing at all.

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You may want to try and import some resources you need if you can get a better price that way.

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The import occurred last month as we wanted to have all of our inputs sourced from abroad to be received ahead of time.

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