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poll tax

noun

Simple Definition of poll tax

  • : a tax that each adult has to pay in order to vote in an election

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of poll tax

  1. :  a tax of a fixed amount per person levied on adults and often linked to the right to vote

1692

First Known Use of poll tax

1692


Law Dictionary

poll tax

noun \ˈpōl-\

Legal Definition of poll tax

  1. :  a tax of a fixed amount per person levied on adults




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