reimport

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ import.

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Noun[edit]

reimport (plural reimports)

  1. The act or practice of importing again, or back to a place of origin; reimportation.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 266:
      It was these texts, translated yet again into Latin, which were the source of the reimport of swathes of lost Classical knowledge into Latin Europe in later centuries.
  2. A product which has been reimported.
    The low price of reimports has placed competitive pressure on local producers.

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reimport (third-person singular simple present reimports, present participle reimporting, simple past and past participle reimported)

  1. To import again.
    We reimported the data in a different format.
  2. To import goods which have previously been exported, particularly pharmaceutical products, back into the country of origin.
    Reimported drugs may not be as safe as domestic products.

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