import

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Etymology 1[edit]

(verb) From Middle English importen, from Middle French importer, from Latin importō (I bring in from abroad, import), from in (in, at, on; into) + portō (I carry, bear; convey).

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import (countable and uncountable, plural imports)

  1. (countable) Something brought in from an exterior source, especially for sale or trade.
  2. (uncountable) The practice of importing.
  3. (uncountable) Significance, importance.
    It was a matter of great import.
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import (third-person singular simple present imports, present participle importing, simple past and past participle imported)

  1. (transitive) To bring (something) in from a foreign country, especially for sale or trade.
  2. (transitive) To load a file into a software application from another version or system.
    How can I import files from older versions of this application?
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  • (bring in from a foreign country): export
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian importare, and French importer, from Latin importō.

Verb[edit]

import (third-person singular simple present imports, present participle importing, simple past and past participle imported)

  1. (intransitive) To be important; to be significant; to be of consequence.
    • 1661, Thomas Salusbury:
      See how much it importeth to learn to take Time by the Fore-Top.
  2. (transitive) To be of importance to (someone or something).
    • 1593, Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost:
      This Letter is mistooke: it importeth none here: It is writ to laquenetta.
    • Dryden
      If I endure it, what imports it you?
  3. (transitive) To be incumbent on (someone to do something).
    • 1762, David Hume, The History of England:
      It imports us to get all the aid and assistance we can.
  4. (transitive) To be important or crucial to (that something happen).
    • 1819, Shelley, "The Cenci":
      It much imports your house That all should be made clear.
  5. (transitive) To mean, signify.
    • Hooker
      Every petition [] doth [] always import a multitude of speakers together.
  6. (transitive, archaic) To express, to imply.

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import m

  1. import

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import m (plural importen, diminutive importje n)

  1. Geographical import

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import m (plural imports)

  1. Geographical import

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English import, from Latin importare.

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  • IPA(key): /ǐmport/
  • Hyphenation: i‧mport

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ìmport m (Cyrillic spelling ѝмпорт)

  1. import (practice of importing)
  2. An import (something brought in from a foreign country)

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  • import” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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import c

  1. import

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