du·​ti·​able | \ ˈdü-tē-ə-bəl How to pronounce dutiable (audio) also ˈdyü- \

Definition of dutiable

: subject to a duty

Examples of dutiable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actual weighted average U.S. tariff on dutiable goods from prior to NAFTA was 2.9 percent. Edward Lotterman, Twin Cities, "Real World Economics: Time to explain the basics of trade," 15 Sep. 2019 Since artwork isn’t dutiable, there’s nothing to gain from avoiding customs. Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, Longreads, "Tax-Free Storage Wars," 29 May 2018

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First Known Use of dutiable

1770, in the meaning defined above

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“Dutiable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dutiable. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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du·​ti·​able | \ ˈdü-tē-ə-bəl, ˈdyü- \

Legal Definition of dutiable

: subject to a duty purchased dutiable items while overseas

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