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  • n. Plural form of importation.


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  • When one considers that our importations from the United States alone amounted in 1956 to approximately nine times those from the United Kingdom, it is obvious that there is plenty of room in which to manoeuvre without hurting our own producers.

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  • Last year the importations were about $12,000,000.

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  • Hereabouts ran the old causeway by which the wagon reached the "importations" of Jean's barges, brought inland from his schooners hid in the marshes far below.

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  • It is also wrong to assume that a weak pound increases the cost of importations: importers always adjust their prices when a currency falls.

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  • How is that supposed to change crime, a failing electric system (we never had any blackouts, now we can spend 4 hours a day with no power, the govt will stop the importations of Air Conditioners and water heaters, in a country with so much oil and hydroelectric power) and the fact I can be fined a shitload of money for writing what I wrote?

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  • I can only assure you that we are quite clear of cholera here, and that we have been clear of cholera for eight years, with the exception of two Eastern importations, the last two years ago, both of which, according to our custom, were segregated on arrival and were destroyed before the contagion could be communicated to our herds.


  • I can relate to duty free importations of the Asia Foundation, UST and other universities.

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  • Genetically, it was evident that each strain had arisen on its own, as importations into the hospital strains USA100 and USA800 of three different genetic elements that had originated in VRE.


  • Cocktails first came to Japan in a big way following World War II and as is the case with most cultural importations, the Japanese quickly added their own take to making cocktails.

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  • Further importations of slaves, he said, “render the United States weaker, more vulnerable, and less capable of defence.”



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