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levies

noun
plural of levy

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a charge usually of money collected by the government from people or businesses for public use
  • the legislators approved a new levy on imported cattle to help protect American ranchers

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levies

verb
present tense third-person singular of levy

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1 to pick especially for required military service
  • unprepared for war, the government was forced to levy young citizens on a scale that was unprecedented in its history

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2 to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
  • the baseball commissioner levied a fine against every player involved in the fracas

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“Levies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/levies. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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