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tariff
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 5
1. A schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. ( U. S. 1833).
2. The duty, or rate of duty, so imposed; as, the tariff on wool; a tariff of two cents a pound.
3. Any schedule or system of rates, changes, etc.; as, a tariff of fees, or of railroad fares.
4. A tariff may be imposed solely for, and with reference to, the production of revenue ( called a revenue tariff, or tariff for revenue, or for the artificial fostering of home industries ( a projective tariff), or as a means of coercing foreign governments, as in case of retaliatory tariff.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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