What does taxation mean?

Definitions for taxation
tækˈseɪ ʃəntax·a·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tax, taxation, revenue enhancement(noun)

    charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

  2. tax income, taxation, tax revenue, revenue(noun)

    government income due to taxation

  3. taxation(noun)

    the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state


  1. taxation(Noun)

    The act of imposing taxes and the fact of being taxed

    Etymology: From taxatio

  2. taxation(Noun)

    A particular system of taxing people or companies

    Etymology: From taxatio

  3. taxation(Noun)

    The revenue gained from taxes

    Etymology: From taxatio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taxation(noun)

    the act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a corporation or company, by the proper authority; the raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue

  2. Taxation(noun)

    the act of taxing, or assessing a bill of cost

  3. Taxation(noun)

    tax; sum imposed

  4. Taxation(noun)

    charge; accusation

Editors Contribution

  1. taxation

    The act, formula and process to levy a tax.

    The level of taxation had a specific formula and was applied justly.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'taxation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3820

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'taxation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4737

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'taxation' in Nouns Frequency: #1570

How to pronounce taxation?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taxation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taxation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of taxation in a Sentence

  1. Herbert Spencer:

    All socialism involves slavery.... That which fundamentally distinguishes the slave is that he labors under coercion to satisfy another's desires. The relation admits of many gradations. Oppressive taxation is a form of slavery of the individual to the community as a whole. The essential question is -- How much is he compelled to labor for other benefit than his own, and how much can he labor for his own benefit?

  2. Angela Merkel:

    We know that in the area of corporate taxation, things have changed very unfavorably for Germany in recent years, competitive relations have recently changed very much to our disadvantage. So we will try, in the grand coalition, to achieve something here.

  3. William Cobbett:

    Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.

  4. Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    We know that groups based in the City are planning to leave for Dublin, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. We are working on measures that could help strengthen our attractiveness. I think notably about taxation or the status of expatriates, to major international companies I say, 'Welcome to Paris! Come invest in France'!

  5. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager:

    The Commission has the duty to ensure that these rules are applied in a non-discriminatory manner by excluding preferential treatment in any form that constitutes incompatible state aid, this does not put into question the U.S. taxation system or go against double taxation treaties concluded by EU member states.

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