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export

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verb ex·port \ ek-ˈspȯrt , ˈek-ˌspȯrt- \

Definition of export

transitive verb
1 :to carry away :remove
2 :to carry or send (something, such as a commodity) to some other place (such as another country)
intransitive verb
:to export something abroad

exportability

play \(ˌ)ek-ˌspȯr-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

exportable

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

Examples of export in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of export

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


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export

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noun ex·port \ ˈek-ˌspȯrt \

Definition of export

1 :something exported; specifically :a commodity conveyed from one country or region to another for purposes of trade
2 :the act of exporting :exportation
  • the export of wheat

Examples of export in a Sentence

  1. Exports to China have risen this year.

Recent Examples of export from the Web

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First Known Use of export

1671


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export

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adjective ex·port \ ˈek-ˌspȯrt \

Definition of export

:of or relating to exportation or exports
  • export duties

Recent Examples of export from the Web

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First Known Use of export

1795


EXPORT Defined for English Language Learners

export

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verb

Definition of export for English Language Learners

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


export

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noun

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

:to carry or send (as a commodity) to some other place (as another country)
intransitive verb
:to send something abroad

export

play \ˈek-ˌspōrt\ noun

exportability

play \ek-ˌspōr-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

exportable

play \ek-ˈspōr-tə-bəl\ adjective


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