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importation in Economics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimportationim‧por‧ta‧tion /ˌɪmpɔːˈteɪʃən $ -ɔːr-/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable] formal the act of bringing something new or different to a place where it did not previously exist, or something that arrives in this wayimportation of restrictions on the importation of American movies2 [uncountable] technicalPEBUY the business of bringing things into a country from other countries in order to sell them syn importimportation of a law prohibiting the importation of tuna
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importationAnother issue highlighted in the report was the alleged importation of toxic maize as part of a drought relief effort.Experience with exotic plants and insects has been even more unhappy than with animal importations.A 1930 U.S. law forbids importation of items made in prisons.The applicants were remanded in custody charged with the illegal importation of cannabis.At the same time, they committed themselves to the massive importation of weapons from the West.The greatest push towards industrialization the countries had was during the periods of compulsory substitution of importation.In the 9th century, the importation of ideas from Iran and India was enriched by original scholarship.The husband and his brother ran a company engaged in the importation of textiles, Aboody Brothers.It was during periods of depression or World Wars that the importation came to a stop.He added, however, that his Ministry is looking into ways in which it could legally ban their importation.