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Import vs. Upload

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Main Difference

The main difference between Import and Upload is that the Import is a good brought into a jurisdiction and Upload is a sending of data from a local system to a remote system

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Wikipedia
  • Import (noun)

    Something brought in from an exterior source, especially for sale or trade.

  • Import (noun)

    The practice of importing.

  • Import (noun)

    Significance, importance.

    "It was a matter of great import."

  • Import (verb)

    To bring (something) in from a foreign country, especially for sale or trade.

    "export"

  • Import (verb)

    To load a file into a software application from another version or system.

    "export"

    "How can I import files from older versions of this application?"

  • Import (verb)

    To be important; to be significant; to be of consequence.

  • Import (verb)

    To be of importance to (someone or something).

  • Import (verb)

    To be incumbent on (someone to do something).

  • Import (verb)

    To be important or crucial to (that something happen).

  • Import (verb)

    To mean, signify.

  • Import (verb)

    To express, to imply.

  • Upload (verb)

    to transfer data or files from a peripheral or subordinate system to a larger or more central one; especially from a personal computer to an Internet server.

    "You will have to convert your photograph to a jpg format if you wish to upload it."

  • Upload (noun)

    Such a file transfer.

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Oxford Dictionary
Webster Dictionary
  • Import (noun)

    commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

  • Import (noun)

    an imported person brought from a foreign country;

    "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"

    "they are descendants of indentured importees"

  • Import (noun)

    the message that is intended or expressed or signified;

    "what is the meaning of this sentence"

    "the significance of a red traffic light"

    "the signification of Chinese characters"

    "the import of his announcement was ambigtuous"

  • Import (noun)

    a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred;

    "the significance of his remark became clear only later"

    "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"

  • Import (noun)

    having important effects or influence;

    "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"

    "virtue is of more moment that security"

  • Import (verb)

    bring in from abroad

  • Import (verb)

    indicate or signify;

    "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"

  • Upload (verb)

    transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location

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