[im-pawr-tey-shuhn, -pohr-]
the act of importing.
something imported.

1595–1605; import + -ation

overimportation, noun
preimportation, noun Unabridged
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importation (ˌɪmpɔːˈteɪʃən)
1.  the act, business, or process of importing goods or services
2.  an imported product or service

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Example sentences
Laws about importation need to be strengthened as do laws in the countries of
  origin regulating wild-capture for any purpose.
If it were even to take pains to prevent their importation, it would not be
  able to effectuate it.
Here is a great house whose sole vocation is the importation of caviar for
  barter here.
So much land was being taken out of food production to grow qat that the
  importation of food was required.
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