how to pronounce importation

/ˌɪm.pɔːˈtɛɪ.ʃən/

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The above transcription of importation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

importation is pronounced in four syllables

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ɪmpɔːtɛɪʃən

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

“… then banning the importation of dogs …”

meanings of importation

noun:

  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.

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