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English noun: export

1. export (artifact) commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country


Broader (hypernym)commodity, good, trade good

Antonymsimport, importation

English verb: export

1. export (possession) sell or transfer abroad

SamplesWe export less than we import and have a negative trade balance.

ExamplesSam and Sue export the movie

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)merchandise, trade

Narrower (hyponym)smuggle

Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism


2. export (possession) transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)transfer

Domain categorycomputer science, computing


3. export (contact) cause to spread in another part of the world

SamplesThe Russians exported Marxism to Africa.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)distribute, spread

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