Definition of non-importing in English:

non-importing

adjective

  • That does not import, that is not engaged in importation; (US History) designating an American merchant, state, etc., that did not import from Britain or its colonies, in compliance with acts made by the colonial government.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Pennsylvania Gazette. From non- + importing.

Pronunciation

non-importing

/ˌnɒnɪmˈpɔːtɪŋ/