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?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say taxation in sign language?

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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. Le Maire:

    And we also have to address the key question of minimum taxation and the risk of having a race to the bottom on taxation.

  2. John Ruskin:

    Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.

  3. Milton Friedman:

    Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.

  4. Nigel Farage:

    The Macron agenda -- more money, more taxation, more military power, foreign policy without national veto -- everything Macron is talking about runs into a headlong collision with the way the peoples of Europe are feeling.

  5. George Bull:

    Perhaps (Britain's tax department) has deliberately downplayed these figures so that the move is seen less as a 'money spinner', and more about leading the reform of the taxation of international corporates?

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