reimportation

noun re·im·por·ta·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌim-ˌpȯr-ˈtā-shən , -pər- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reimportation

plural reimportations
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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