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 largest chickpea exporter, Australia, has seen output decline as floods have left some fields under water, while the ones that can be harvested are struggling to find a spot in an ocean freight vessel container. Sophie Mellor, Fortune, 7 July 2022 The invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the largest exporter of oil and gas to global markets, and the retaliatory sanctions that followed have caused gas and oil prices to gallop with an astounding ferocity. New York Times, 2 July 2022 The blockade is no small matter — Ukraine is the world’s fifth largest exporter of wheat and corn, and a leading supplier of vegetable oil and fertilizer. Tracy Wilkinsonstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 27 June 2022 As of last week, Biden was leaning toward a trip to Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter, which may offer some hope of relief for U.S. gas buyers. Max Zahn, ABC News, 9 June 2022 That said, the operations cost Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil exporter, in lives and revenue. Alexander Onukwue, Quartz, 25 Apr. 2022 Russia is the world's second-largest crude oil exporter, behind Saudi Arabia, and accounted for 14% of global supply last year, according to the IEA. Livvy Doherty And Anna Cooban, CNN, 13 Apr. 2022 Meanwhile, in other parts of the world, flooding in Mexico and Australia—the latter being the biggest chickpea exporter in the world—have shortened yields, the Guardian reported. Michelle Cheng, Quartz, 12 July 2022 Russia is one of the world's largest oil producers and the second-biggest exporter of crude oil after Saudi Arabia. The Week Staff, The Week, 3 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of exporter

1623, in the meaning defined above

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29 Jul 2022

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“Exporter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exporter. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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