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Imported =Made in a foreign land/Not made in India(Be it U.S, Nepal,Bhutan,Bangladesh,China, Taiwan etc)
The word 'imported' is prefixed to goods and services to lend a 'one-up in life' appeal

It can be considered an antonym to being 'desi' (native)

Usage

Banner : Imported goggles ony at Rs 99.

Overheard in a Delhi metro : Mein toh sirf imported clothes aur deo use karta hun . Aapna bhi class hain
(True Meaning: I only use imported goods.That's the only way I can attempt at being classy)

Added 2011-08-04 by Behenjigaga