ad valorem

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adjective ad va·lo·rem \ˌad-və-ˈlȯr-əm\

Definition of ad valorem

  1. :  imposed at a rate percent of value ad valorem tax on goods — compare specific 5b

Origin and Etymology of ad valorem

Latin, according to the value


First Known Use: circa 1754


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ad valorem

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adjective ad va·lo·rem \ˈad-və-ˈlōr-əm, ˈäd-vä-ˈlō-rem\

Legal Definition of ad valorem

  1. :  imposed at a rate based on a percent of value an ad valorem tax on real estate

Origin and Etymology of ad valorem

Latin, according to the value

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