bring in (sth) especially from abroad
action of importing goods
imported goods, services, etc.
"the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"
"they are descendants of indentured importees"
"what is the meaning of this sentence"
"the significance of a red traffic light"
"the signification of Chinese characters"
"the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
"the significance of his remark became clear only later"
"the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
"decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"
"virtue is of more moment than security"
"that result is of no consequence"
"I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
She grasps the import of whole sentences, catching..the meaning of words she doesn't know.
出自： H. Keller
His visit had not been without import to him.
出自： V. Sackville
A word that, because of its ancient religious associations, suggests something of deepest import.
出自： B. Bettelheim
Having thus seen, what is imported in a Man's trusting his Heart.
出自： R. South
Many countries import wool from Australia.
That factory imported some machines from Germany last year.