reimportation

noun
re·​im·​por·​ta·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌim-ˌpȯr-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce reimportation (audio) , -pər- \
plural reimportations

Definition of reimportation

1 : the act or practice of reimporting something … laws banning reimportation of drugs from countries where they cost less.— William O'Connor
2 : something that is reimported These reimportations are most often referred to as American Goods Returned or U.S. Goods Returned.— Nanna Cross

First Known Use of reimportation

1714, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Reimportation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reimportation. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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