imported


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Import \Im*port"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imported; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Importing.] [L. importare to bring in, to occasion, to
   cause; pref. im- in + portare to bear. Sense 3 comes through
   F. importer, from the Latin. See Port demeanor.]
   1. To bring in from abroad; to introduce from without;
      especially, to bring (wares or merchandise) into a place
      or country from a foreign country, in the transactions of
      commerce; -- opposed to export. We import teas from China,
      coffee from Brazil, etc.
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   2. To carry or include, as meaning or intention; to imply; to
      signify.
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            Every petition . . . doth . . . always import a
            multitude of speakers together.       --Hooker.
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   3. To be of importance or consequence to; to have a bearing
      on; to concern.
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            I have a motion much imports your good. --Shak.
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            If I endure it, what imports it you?  --Dryden.

   Syn: To denote; mean; signify; imply; indicate; betoken;
        interest; concern.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

imported \imported\ adj.
   brought into the country from a foreign source; -- used of
   especially merchandise; -- correlative of exported. imported
   wines
   [WordNet 1.5]
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