specific duty

noun

Definition of specific duty

: a duty assessed on an article of a given kind at a flat rate per unit of quantity (such as a ton, bushel, or yard) without individual appraisal

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“Specific duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/specific%20duty. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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