Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To bring back into a country (goods made from its exported raw materials).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or practice of importing again, or back to a place of origin; reimportation.
  • n. A product which has been reimported.
  • v. To import again.
  • v. To import goods which have previously been exported, particularly pharmaceutical products, back into the country of origin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To import again; to import what has been exported; to bring back.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bring back.
  • To import again; carry back to the country of exportation.
  • n. Same as reimportation.

Etymologies

re- +‎ import. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.