Definition of reimportation in US English:

reimportation

noun

  • See reimport

    • ‘The bill inhibits the reimportation of more affordable drugs from Canada and blocks the federal government from using its purchasing power to negotiate deep discounts for prescription drugs.’
    • ‘They're even threatening to withhold new drugs to Canada unless the government negotiates a price that is high enough to discourage reimportation.’
    • ‘He would allow the reimportation of prescription drugs from Canada to give Americans access to substantial discounts.’
    • ‘Critics warned that writing patent law into a trade agreement could thwart ongoing efforts to lift restrictions on the reimportation of cheap drugs from Canada and other countries.’

Pronunciation

reimportation

/ˌriɪmpɔrˈteɪʃ(ə)n//ˌrēimpôrˈtāSH(ə)n/