export UK US /ɪkˈspɔːt/ verb
[I or T] COMMERCE, ECONOMICS to send goods to another country for sale: »

Last year, the US exported $93 million worth of wine.

export sth to sth »

French cheeses are exported to many different countries.


The exchange rate is making it difficult for farms and factories to export.


Oil companies had contracts with an exporting countries that fixed prices and volumes.

See also RE-EXPORT(Cf. ↑re-export)
[T] to put something from one country into use in other countries: export sth to sth »

He believes the state's educational model can be exported to other states.


American culture has been exported all over the world.

[T] IT to copy a large amount of information on a computer either to a different part of the computer's storage space or to another form of storage such as a CD, so that it can be used for a different purpose: »

If they had all the right tools on the same platform they would not need to export data.

export sth to/into sth »

The only way to do this is to export the data into a spreadsheet.

export sth from sth »

This article tells you how to import and export files from UNIX to other systems.

exportable /ɪkˈspɔːtəbl̩/ US  /-ˈspɔːrṱə-/ adjective

The value of the new television technology to the company is that it is highly exportable to other countries.

Compare IMPORT(Cf. import) noun
[C, usually plural] a product that you sell in another country: »

Coffee is one of Brazil's main exports.


oil/arms/beef exports

increase/boost/promote exports »

We plan to increase our exports over the next five years.


ban/halt/control exports


a decline/growth in exports

See also INVISIBLE EXPORTS(Cf. ↑invisible exports), VISIBLE EXPORTS(Cf. ↑visible exports)
[ U] the activity or business of sending goods to another country in order to sell them there: the export of sth »

The ruling banned the export of live cattle.


Most of their crops are grown for export.


an export company/business

See also DIRECT EXPORT(Cf. ↑direct export), INDIRECT EXPORT(Cf. ↑indirect export)
Compare IMPORT(Cf. ↑import) verb, IMPORT-EXPORT(Cf. ↑import-export)
See Note IMPORT(Cf. ↑import)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • exportable — [ ɛkspɔrtabl ] adj. • 1859; de exporter ♦ Qui peut être exporté. Les « excédents exportables de produits de consommation » (P. George). ● exportable adjectif Qui peut être exporté. exportable adj. Que l on peut exporter. exportable [ɛkspɔʀtabl]… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • exportable — adjetivo 1. Que se puede exportar: moda exportable, producto exportable, género exportable. La imagen que estamos dando como sociedad no es exportable …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Exportable — Ex*port a*ble, a. Suitable for exportation; as, exportable products. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exportable — adj. Susceptible de ser exportado. * * * exportable. adj. Que se puede exportar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • exportable — adj. Que se puede exportar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • exportable — [[t]ɪkspɔ͟ː(r)təb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Exportable products are suitable for being exported. They are reliant on a very limited number of exportable products …   English dictionary

  • EXPORTABLE — adj. des deux genres Qu’on peut exporter. Denrée non exportable …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • exportable — export ► VERB 1) send (goods or services) to another country for sale. 2) spread or introduce (ideas or customs) to another country. ► NOUN 1) the exporting of goods or services. 2) an exported commodity, article, or service. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • exportable — adjective suitable for export exportable cultural achievements • Ant: ↑unexportable • Similar to: ↑marketable …   Useful english dictionary

  • exportable — adjective see export I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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