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as in tariff
an amount of money that a government requires people to pay according to the value of certain possessions that are made, sold, or used within a country The state seems to impose an excise on any number of goods.

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“Excise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excise. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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