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From Latin importare, present active infinitive of importō.

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importar (first-person singular present importo, past participle importat)

  1. to matter
    No m'importa.
    It's not important to me.
  2. to import

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Borrowed from English import, French importer, Italian importare, Spanish importar, from Latin importāre, present active infinitive of importō, not to be confused with the paronym importacar (to import).

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importar (present tense importas, past tense importis, future tense importos, imperative importez, conditional importus)

  1. (intransitive) to matter, be important (to good order)
    Ka ol reale importas?
    Does it really matter?

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From Latin importāre, present active infinitive of importō.

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importar (first-person singular present indicative importo, past participle importado)

  1. (transitive) to import
  2. (intransitive) to matter (be important)
    Não importa.It does not matter.
  3. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to mind
    Se não se importa.If you don't mind.
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with de or que) to mind (to do something)
    Importa-se de abrir a janela?
    Would you mind opening the window?
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with com) to care (about something)

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From Latin importō.

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  • IPA(key): /imporˈtaɾ/, [ĩmporˈt̪aɾ]

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importar (first-person singular present importo, first-person singular preterite importé, past participle importado)

  1. to matter, to be important
    No me importa.
    I don't care. / It’s not important to me.
    No me importa el dinero.I don’t care about money.
    ¿A mí qué me importa?What do I care?
    • 2019 April 17, Sergio Morales Rodas, “Más de 100 mil familias y menores han sido detenidos en la frontera sur de EE. UU.”, in Prensa Libre[1]:
      A los migrantes guatemaltecos poco les ha importado la retórica del presidente estadounidense Donald Trump y sus continuas advertencias de que no recibirá a solicitantes de asilo.
      Guatemalan migrants have cared little about the rhetoric of the United States president Donald Trump and his constant warnings that he will not receive asylum seekers.
  2. (transitive) to import
    Antonym: exportar

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