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import something (from something) (into something)

to buy and transport something from a foreign place into a country. We imported the carpets from the Orient into this country. They imported wine into this country from France. I imported this from Germany.
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Even when importing, you need to be aware of the regulations in the foreign country you are buying from and the U.
A practical use of text importing and splitting is turning a client's text-format trial balance data into a spreadsheet file with the account balances in separate columns.