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export

ex·port

export

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ek sport [or] ihk sport
inflections: exported, exporting, exports
definition: to send or transport abroad, usu. for sale or trade.
Japan exports cars to the United States and other countries all over the world.
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antonyms:
import
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: ek sport [or] ihk sport
definition: to send or transport something abroad, usu. for sale or trade.
Our company will begin exporting to Europe next year.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ek sport
definition 1: the act or practice of sending goods abroad for sale or trade.
The export of fruits is important to the Mexican economy.
antonyms:
import
definition 2: a product or products that are sent abroad for sale or trade.
These exports are produced with the steering wheel on the left.
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: ek sport
definition: of or pertaining to the sending or transporting abroad of goods for sale or trade, or to the goods that are or can be sent abroad.
He is in the export business.Wheat is an export commodity.
derivations: exportable (adj.), exporter (n.)
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The word export contains the following parts:
ex- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away from
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The prefix ex- was a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as exit and expel . It has multiple forms, as the 'x' sound in ex- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms e-, ef-, and es-. ex- is also used in the formation of English words such as "ex-partner," where it means "formerly having the status of."
synonyms:
extr-, extra-, exter-