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export

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verb ex·port \ek-ˈspȯrt, ˈek-ˌspȯrt-\

Definition of export

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

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

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to export something abroad

exportability

play \(ˌ)ek-ˌspȯr-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

exportable

play play \ek-ˈspȯr-tə-bəl, ˈek-ˌspȯr-\ adjective

Examples of export in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology 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\

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 in a sentence

  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-ˌspȯrt\

Definition of export

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

1795

First Known Use of export

1795


EXPORT Defined for English Language Learners

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export

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verb ex·port \ek-ˈspȯrt, ˈek-ˌspȯrt-\

Definition of export for English Language Learners

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


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export

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noun ex·port \ˈek-ˌspȯrt\

Definition of export for English Language Learners

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

  • : the act of exporting something


EXPORT Defined for Kids

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export

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verb ex·port \ek-ˈspȯrt\

Definition of export for Students

exported

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exporting

  1. :  to send a product to another country to sell it


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export

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noun ex·port \ˈek-ˌspȯrt\

Definition of export for Students

  1. 1 :  something that is sent to another country to be sold Oil is Saudi Arabia's most important export.

  2. 2 :  the act of sending a product to another country to be sold


Law Dictionary

export

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transitive verb ex·port \ek-ˈspōrt, ˈek-ˌspōrt\

Legal Definition of export

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

  2. intransitive verb
  3. :  to send something abroad

export

\ˈek-ˌspōrt\ play noun

exportability

\ek-ˌspōr-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ play noun

exportable

\ek-ˈspōr-tə-bəl\ play adjective


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