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excises

noun
plural of excise

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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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excises

verb
present tense third-person singular of excise

Synonyms & Antonyms of excises (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Excises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excises. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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