duty–free

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adjective or adverb \ˌdü-tē-ˈfrē, ˌdyü-, ˈdü-tē-ˌ\

Definition of duty–free

  1. 1 :  without payment of customs duties :  free from duties imported duty–free duty–free goods

  2. 2 :  relating to or selling duty-free goods a duty–free shop

1689

First Known Use of duty–free

1689


DUTY–FREE Defined for English Language Learners

duty–free

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adjective or adverb \ˌdü-tē-ˈfrē, ˌdyü-, ˈdü-tē-ˌ\

Definition of duty–free for English Language Learners

  • : not taxed when taken into another country

  • : selling goods that will not be taxed when taken into another country

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