revenue tariff

noun

Definition of revenue tariff

: a tariff intended wholly or primarily to produce public revenue — compare protective tariff

First Known Use of revenue tariff

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of revenue tariff was in 1820

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“Revenue tariff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revenue%20tariff. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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