Export - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈspɔːrt|  American pronunciation of the word export
Brit.  |ɪkˈspɔːt|  British pronunciation of the word export

noun

- commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country (syn: exportation)

verb

- sell or transfer abroad
- transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs
- cause to spread in another part of the world

Examples

countries that export oil to the U.S.

Exports to China have risen this year.

They sell to their own country but they don't yet export to other countries.

Export licences (=official document allowing you to sell something abroad) for arms are strictly controlled.

Wheat is one of the country's chief exports.

Selling insurance overseas is Britain's largest invisible export (=a service rather than a product).

The company exports tuna to the US.

Italian food has been exported all over the world.

we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

The Russians exported Marxism to Africa

They will lift export restrictions.

...16th-century Naples carried on a vast export trade in silks and sweetmeats...

The bulk of the goods of this company is intended for export.

Falling export rates have impacted on the countries economy.

They export most of their agricultural production.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: export
he/she/it: exports
present participle: exporting
past tense: exported
past participle: exported
noun
singular: export
plural: exports
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