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tariff

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noun tar·iff \ˈter-əf, ˈta-rəf\

Simple Definition of tariff

  • : a tax on goods coming into or leaving a country

  • : a list of prices charged by a hotel or restaurant for meals, rooms, etc., or by a public company for gas, electricity, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tariff

  1. 1a :  a schedule of duties imposed by a government on imported or in some countries exported goodsb :  a duty or rate of duty imposed in such a schedule

  2. 2 :  a schedule of rates or charges of a business or a public utility

  3. 3 :  price, charge

Origin and Etymology of tariff

Italian tariffa, from Arabic taʽrīf notification


First Known Use: 1592


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tariff

transitive verb tar·iff

Definition of tariff

  1. :  to subject to a tariff



Circa 1828

First Known Use of tariff

circa 1828

Rhymes with tariff


TARIFF Defined for Kids

tariff

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noun tar·iff \ˈter-əf\

Definition of tariff for Students

  1. 1 :  a list of taxes placed by a government on goods coming into a country

  2. 2 :  the tax or the rate of taxation set up in a tariff list




Law Dictionary

tariff

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noun tar·iff \ˈtar-əf\

Legal Definition of tariff

  1. 1a :  a schedule of duties imposed by a government on imported or in some countries exported goods b :  a duty or rate of duty imposed in such a schedule

  2. 2 :  a document filed with the appropriate government agency that sets forth the rates, charges, and other provisions pertaining to services furnished by a business (as a carrier) or public utility



Origin and Etymology of tariff

Italian tariffa, from Arabic taʽrīf notification



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