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1tariff

noun tar·iff \ˈter-əf, ˈta-rəf\

: 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.

Full Definition of TARIFF

1
a :  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
:  a schedule of rates or charges of a business or a public utility
3
:  price, charge
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Origin of TARIFF

Italian tariffa, from Arabic taʽrīf notification
First Known Use: 1592

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

Rhymes with TARIFF

2tariff

transitive verb

Definition of TARIFF

:  to subject to a tariff

First Known Use of TARIFF

circa 1828

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer
TARIFF Defined for Kids

tariff

noun tar·iff \ˈter-əf\

Definition of TARIFF for Kids

1
:  a list of taxes placed by a government on goods coming into a country
2
:  the tax or the rate of taxation set up in a tariff list
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