non·​tar·​iff ˌnän-ˈter-əf How to pronounce nontariff (audio)
: not involving or including tariffs
nontariff trade barriers
nontariff measures

Examples of nontariff in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The government imposes both tariff and nontariff obstacles to discourage foreign competition. WSJ, 14 July 2022 This effect of raising prices on consumers is common to most nontariff barriers, which seek to penalize imports through measures other than tariffs or duties. Timothy Puko, WSJ, 6 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nontariff was in 1869

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“Nontariff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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