du·​ti·​able ˈdü-tē-ə-bəl How to pronounce dutiable (audio)
 also  ˈdyü-
: 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, 15 Sep. 2019 Since artwork isn’t dutiable, there’s nothing to gain from avoiding customs. Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, Longreads, 29 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1770, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dutiable was in 1770

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Cite this Entry

“Dutiable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dutiable. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


du·​ti·​able ˈd(y)üt-ē-ə-bəl How to pronounce dutiable (audio)
: subject to a tax

Legal Definition


ˈdü-tē-ə-bəl, ˈdyü-
: subject to a duty
purchased dutiable items while overseas

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