import

[ verb im-pawrt, -pohrt; noun im-pawrt, -pohrt ]SEE DEFINITION OF import

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPORT

She was so full of her own thoughts at that time, that she did not fairly take in the import of her words.

What mean these two days wasted at Axminster at a time when every hour is of import?

And then there is not such mystery about these matters as we import into them.

She continued, therefore, without troubling herself as to their import.

It seemed to be a question directed to them, but the import of it was lost.

Of course, if you import sentiment into the matter you must pay for it.

Deficiencies in individuals, as in States, have their value and import.

The import of what was said did not at first penetrate the minds of the Americans.

Do I hinder any of them from speaking any word of import in his power?

The contractors were not allowed to import unskilled labour.

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