Associations to the word «Importation»

Wiktionary

IMPORTATION, noun. The act or an instance of importing.
IMPORTATION, noun. The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, area or country.
IMPORTATION, noun. That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad.

Dictionary definition

IMPORTATION, noun. The commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country.
IMPORTATION, noun. Commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats