re·​ex·​port (ˌ)rē-ek-ˈspȯrt How to pronounce reexport (audio)
variants or re-export
reexported or re-exported; reexporting or re-exporting

transitive verb

: to export (goods) after importing from a different location
The fish were shipped here [China] for processing before being reexported to Japan, South Korea, and the U.S.Brook Larmer
reexportation noun
or re-exportation
plural reexportations or re-exportations
reexportation of imported electronics

Examples of reexport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many allies in Europe had been publicly piling pressure on Germany to allow other nations to reexport their own Leopard tanks to Ukraine., 20 Jan. 2023 Hebestreit said that Germany has had no other requests from its allies to reexport Leopards as of Wednesday. Dan Lamothe, Washington Post, 25 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reexport was circa 1725

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Cite this Entry

“Reexport.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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