Definition of non-exportation in US English:

non-exportation

noun

  • Failure or refusal to export goods, especially (US History) in contravention of agreements or acts made by American colonial governments between 1768 and 1774 to prevent the export of goods to Britain or its colonies.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), revolutionary politician and president of the United States of America. From non- + exportation, after non-importation.

Pronunciation

non-exportation

/ˌnɒnɛkspɔːˈteɪʃn/