[non-im-pawr-tey-shuh n, -pohr-] /ˌnɒn ɪm pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr-/
failure or refusal to import.
[im-proov-muh nt] /ɪmˈpruv mənt/ noun 1. an act of or the state of being . 2. a change or addition by which a thing is . 3. a person or thing that represents an advance on another in excellence or achievement: The new landlord is a great improvement over his greedy predecessor. 4. a bringing […]
[im-pyoot] /ɪmˈpyut/ verb (used with object), imputed, imputing. 1. to attribute or ascribe: The children imputed magical powers to the old woman. 2. to attribute or ascribe (something discreditable), as to a person. 3. Law. to ascribe to or charge (a person) with an act or quality because of the conduct of another over whom […]
[in-sen-tiv] /ɪnˈsɛn tɪv/ noun 1. something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity. adjective 2. inciting, as to action; stimulating; provocative. /ɪnˈsɛntɪv/ noun 1. a motivating influence; stimulus 2. adjective 3. serving to incite to action n. early 15c., from Late Latin incentivum, noun […]
[in-si-duh nt] /ˈɪn sɪ dənt/ noun 1. an individual occurrence or event. 2. a distinct piece of action, or an episode, as in a story or play. 3. something that occurs casually in connection with something else. 4. something appertaining or attaching to something else. 5. an occurrence of seemingly minor importance, especially involving nations […]