[verb ik-spawrt, -spohrt, ek-spawrt, -spohrt; noun, adjective ek-spawrt, -spohrt] /verb ɪkˈspɔrt, -ˈspoʊrt, ˈɛk spɔrt, -spoʊrt; noun, adjective ˈɛk spɔrt, -spoʊrt/
verb (used with object)
to ship (commodities) to other countries or places for sale, exchange, etc.
to send or transmit (ideas, institutions, etc.) to another place, especially to another country.
Computers. to save (documents, data, etc.) in a format usable by another software program.
verb (used without object)
to ship commodities to another country for sale, exchange, etc.
the act of exporting; :
the export of coffee.
something that is exported; an article exported:
Coffee is a major export of Colombia.
of or relating to the of goods or to exportable goods:
produced for export:
an export beer.
verb (ɪkˈspɔːt; ˈɛkspɔːt)
to sell (goods or services) or ship (goods) to a foreign country or countries
(transitive) to transmit or spread (an idea, social institution, etc) abroad
by 1610s; perhaps from late 15c., from Latin exportare “to carry out, send away,” from ex- “away” (see ex-) + portare “carry” (see port (n.1)). The sense of “send out (commodities) from one country to another” is first recorded in English 1660s. The noun is from 1680s.
- Export-Import Bank
[ek-spawrt-im-pawrt, ek-spohrt-im-pohrt] /ˈɛk spɔrtˈɪm pɔrt, ˈɛk spoʊrtˈɪm poʊrt/ noun 1. a U.S. federal bank, established in 1934, that is authorized, in the interest of promoting foreign trade, to make loans to foreign governments and commercial enterprises, with the provision that such funds be used only to purchase U.S. goods.
- Export quota
A restriction imposed by a government on the amount or number of goods or services that may be exported within a given period, usually with the intent of keeping prices of those goods or services low for domestic users.
- Export reject
noun 1. an article that fails to meet a standard of quality required for export and that is sold on the home market
[ik-spohz] /ɪkˈspoʊz/ verb (used with object), exposed, exposing. 1. to lay open to danger, attack, harm, etc.: to expose soldiers to gunfire; to expose one’s character to attack. 2. to lay open to something specified: to expose oneself to the influence of bad companions. 3. to uncover or bare to the air, cold, etc.: to […]