ex·​port·​er | \ ek-ˈspȯr-tər How to pronounce exporter (audio) , ˈek-ˌspȯr- How to pronounce exporter (audio) \

Definition of exporter

: one that exports specifically : a wholesaler who sells to merchants or industrial consumers in foreign countries

Examples of exporter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Tuscaloosa gateway to the transfer portal has been more of an on-ramp – more of an exporter than an importer. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "What transfer of Ohio State’s Jameson Williams means for Alabama offense," 3 May 2021 As the first exporter of beef from Argentina to the US, their mission is to share these high quality cuts, previously available only in the country of their origin, abroad. Alissa Fitzgerald, Forbes, "Designer Delivery: Food And Drinks For The Discerning Palate," 28 Apr. 2021 And because the country has failed to control it, Brazil is functionally now an exporter of a deadly strain that already has been found in half of U.S. states. Carolyn Barber, Fortune, "In the fight against COVID, Brazil’s surge won’t stay in Brazil," 23 Apr. 2021 Russia has proudly presented about its role in the pandemic as an exporter of vaccines to needy countries. New York Times, "Russia Trumpets Vaccine Exports, While Quietly Importing Doses," 28 Mar. 2021 Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is falling behind China, the largest producer and exporter of solar panels, wind turbines, batteries and electric vehicles. Matthew Daly, ajc, "Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears," 19 Apr. 2021 China is the largest producer and exporter of solar panels, wind turbines, batteries, and electric vehicles. Nicole Gaouette, CNN, "Blinken warns US is falling behind China in race to capitalize on climate opportunities," 19 Apr. 2021 One is Europe as the world’s leading vaccine producer and exporter, and one of the world’s leading developers of vaccine. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, "How the Pandemic Changed Europe," 15 Apr. 2021 What would happen if the U.S., a major exporter of agricultural products, followed the EU model and permanently withdrew land from production to improve environmental quality? Thomas Hertel, The Conversation, "Growing food and protecting nature don’t have to conflict – here’s how they can work together," 9 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of exporter

1623, in the meaning defined above

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“Exporter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exporter. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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