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ex·port

export

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: ek sport [or] ihk sport
inflections: exports, exporting, exported
definition: to send to another country to sell.
Japan exports cars to the United States.
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antonyms:
import
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ek sport
definition: the act of sending goods to another country to sell.
The export of fruits is important to the Mexican economy.
antonyms:
import
derivations: exportable (adj.), exporter (n.)
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The word export contains the following parts:
ex- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away from
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The prefix ex- was a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as exit and expel . It has multiple forms, as the 'x' sound in ex- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms e-, ef-, and es-. ex- is also used in the formation of English words such as "ex-partner," where it means "formerly having the status of."
synonyms:
extr-, extra-, exter-
 
port Latin root that means carry