importation

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NounEdit

importation (countable and uncountable, plural importations)

  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.
  4. (linguistics) The use of a term which consists of formally foreign elements.
    Hypernym: loan
    Coordinate term: substitution
    Hyponyms: foreign word; loanword; hybrid; pseudo-loanword, pseudo-loan

FrenchEdit

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  • (file)

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importation f (plural importations)

  1. importation