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I am left with purchase from abroad (6)


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'purchase from abroad' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'i am left' is the wordplay.
'i am' becomes 'I'm' (contraction).
'left' becomes 'port' (left side of a ship - opposite of starboard).

'with' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for import that I've seen before include "Bring in from abroad to sell" , "Drift" , "Item from abroad" , "Bring in; significance" , "Meaning - bring goods into the country" .)

I've seen this clue in The Irish News.
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