how to pronounce importation


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importation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of importation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… round-trip parallel importation in other …”

meanings of importation


  1. The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, area or country.
  2. The act or an instance of importing.
  3. That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad.
  4. The use of a term which consists of formally foreign elements. A term consisting of formally foreign elements.

importation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word importation occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics importation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that importation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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