importer

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See also: importér

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

import +‎ -er

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  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɔː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)
  • (file)

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importer (plural importers)

  1. One who, or that which, imports: especially a person or company importing goods into a country.
    India is the world's biggest importer of gold.
    The data importer has crashed. Did we receive a corrupted file?
    • 1894, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance, Opinions of Collectors of Customs Concerning Ad Valorem and Specific Rates of Duty on Imports
      Tobacco, for instance, shrinks materially by frequent reshippings, and as all goods are warehoused as a convenience to importers, duties should be paid on what the importer receives.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin importō, importāre. The second sense is a semantic loan from Italian importare.

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importer

  1. (transitive) to import
  2. (transitive with à) to matter, to be relevant, important (to someone)
    En quoi cela m'importe-t-il ?
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    Que vous importe ?
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    Il m'importe peu de savoir s'il a réussi.
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    Ses résultats importaient peu à ses parents.
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Latin[edit]

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importer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of importō

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importer

  1. imperative of importere