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export

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verb ex·port \ek-ˈspȯrt, ˈek-ˌ\

Simple Definition of export

  • : to send a product to be sold in another country

Full Definition of export

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to carry away :  remove

  3. 2 :  to carry or send (as a commodity) to some other place (as another country)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to export something abroad

ex·port·abil·i·ty play \(ˌ)ek-ˌspȯr-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ex·port·able play \ek-ˈspȯr-tə-bəl, ˈek-ˌ\ adjective

Examples of export

  1. countries that export oil to the U.S.



Origin of export

Middle English, from Latin exportare, from ex- + portare to carry — more at fare


First Known Use: 15th century


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export

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noun ex·port \ˈek-ˌspȯrt\

Simple Definition of export

  • : something that is exported : a product that is sent to another country to be sold there

  • : the act of exporting something

Full Definition of export

  1. 1 :  something exported; specifically :  a commodity conveyed from one country or region to another for purposes of trade

  2. 2 :  the act of exporting :  exportation <the export of wheat>

Examples of export

  1. Exports to China have risen this year.



1671

First Known Use of export

1671


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export

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adjective ex·port \ˈek-ˌ\

Definition of export

  1. :  of or relating to exportation or exports <export duties>



1795

First Known Use of export

1795



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