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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of import.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. brought into the country from a foreign source; -- used of especially merchandise; -- correlative of exported.
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- adj. used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source
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Dog-whistle politics is a term imported from Britain that implies politicians use language with two frequencies, one for normal people and one for less savory constituencies.
The first is the so-called CYA approach Cover Your Ass - a term imported from the United States.
"Dog-whistle politics" is a term imported from Britain that implies politicians use language with two frequencies, one for normal people and one for less savory constituencies.
The consumer's group says that Chrysler 300 sedans, made in Brampton, Ont., are being falsely touted as manufactured in the United States with the tag "imported from Detroit."
7. Haboob - A name imported from the Arabic for massive sandstorms in the American Southwest.
Felix, to become in effect what his name in Latin imported, that is, _happy_, resolved to follow no other standard than that of the king of kings, Jesus Christ.
 Meursius observes, that Lycophron had here made use of a term imported from Egypt: so that, I think, we cannot be mistaken about the purport of the word, however it may have been perverted.
And not only the Gods, but the Hierophantæ, in most temples; and those priests, in particular, who were occupied in the celebration of mysteries, were styled Patres: so that it was undoubtedly a religious term imported from Egypt, the same as Pator, and Patora, before mentioned.
A Mycenaean warrior who died in western Greece over 3,000 years ago was the proud owner of a rare gold-wired sword imported from the Italian peninsula, a senior archaeologist said on Thursday.
The word "Loser" is not native to Australia - it is a term imported from the US.