Definitions for Tariffˈtær ɪf
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a government tax on imports or exports
"they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
charge a tariff
"tariff imported goods"
a system of government-imposed duties levied on imported or exported goods; a list of such duties, or the duties themselves
a schedule of rates, fees or prices
a sentence determined according to a scale of standard penalties for certain categories of crime
to levy a duty on (something)
Origin: tariffa, from تعاريف.
a schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. (U. S. 1833)
the duty, or rate of duty, so imposed; as, the tariff on wool; a tariff of two cents a pound
any schedule or system of rates, changes, etc.; as, a tariff of fees, or of railroad fares
to make a list of duties on, as goods
A tariff is either a tax on imports or exports, or a list of prices for such things as rail service, bus routes, and electrical usage. The meaning in is now the more common meaning. The meaning in is historically earlier. The meaning in developed from a tabular list of tax rates for different import goods.
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