import

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 2.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of importing)
a. la importación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The import of raw meats is strictly forbidden.La importación de carnes crudas está terminantemente prohibida.
2. (imported item)
a. la importación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There has been a marked rise in imports.Se registró un aumento pronunciado de las importaciones.
b. el artículo de importación
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Cheap imports are destroying our industry.Los artículos de importación de bajo precio están destruyendo nuestra industria.
c. el artículo importado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
President Kennedy ordered a ban on Cuban imports.El presidente Kennedy impuso una prohibición a los artículos importados de Cuba.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(importance)
a. la importancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The publication of the book was of enormous political and social import.La publicación del libro fue de enorme importancia política y social.
b. la transcendencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Today's events will be of great import.Los sucesos de hoy serán de suma trascendencia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to bring into a country)
a. importar
Our company imports all kinds of Spanish products.Nuestra empresa importa todo tipo de productos ibéricos.
5. (computing)
a. importar
Click here to import a file.Haz clic aquí para importar un archivo.
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import
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (item, activity)
a. la importación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
import dutyderechos de importación or de aduana
2. (formal)
a. la significación f, importancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(importance)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (goods)
a. importar
import
[ˈɪmpɔːt]
noun
1 (Comm) (article) artículo (m) importado; artículo (m) de importación; (importing) importación (f)
luxury imports artículos (m) de lujo importados or de importación; oil is their biggest import lo que más importan es petróleo; the idea is an American import es una idea importada de América
2 (importance) trascendencia (f); importancia (f); (meaning) significado (m)
to be of great import tener mucha trascendencia or importancia; it is of no great import no tiene mayor trascendencia or importancia; they were slow to realise the import of his speech tardaron en darse cuenta de la trascendencia de su discurso
[ɪmˈpɔːt]
transitive verb
1 importar;from de;into en
2 (mean, imply) significar; querer decir
[ˈɪmpɔːt]
modifier
[+licence, quota] de importación
import duty (n) derechos (m) de importación
import tax (n) derecho (m) de importación
import trade (n) comercio (m) importador
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