tariff

tariff

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English Online Dictionary. What means tariff‎? What does tariff mean?

From French tarif, from Italian tariffa, from Ottoman Turkish تعرفه (ta'rife), from Persian تعرفه (ta'refe), from Arabic تَعْرِفَة (taʕrifa, tariff, rate), from the root ع ر ف (ʕ-r-f).

  • (Received Pronunciation, New York City) IPA(key): /ˈtæɹɪf/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtɛɹɪf/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈtæɹəf/
  • Rhymes: (General American) -ɛɹɪf

tariff (plural tariffs)

  1. A system of government-imposed duties levied on imported or exported goods; a list of such duties, or the duties themselves.
  2. A schedule of rates, fees or prices.
    • 1906, Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Manufactures, Monthly Consular and Trade Reports (number 313, page 75)
      There is a tariff in every carriage, and most of them also have taxometers.
  3. (British) A sentence determined according to a scale of standard penalties for certain categories of crime.
  • non-tariff, nontariff
  • social tariff
  • tariff barrier
  • tariffless

tariff (third-person singular simple present tariffs, present participle tariffing, simple past and past participle tariffed)

  1. (transitive) to levy a duty on (something)

From German Tarif, from Italian tariffa, from Arabic تَعْرِيف (taʕrīf).

tariff m (definite singular tariffen, indefinite plural tariffer, definite plural tariffene)

  1. tariff, scale, table of rates or charges
  2. wage scale, wage agreement
  • tariffavtale
  • “tariff” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

From German Tarif, from Italian tariffa, from Arabic تَعْرِيف (taʕrīf).

tariff m (definite singular tariffen, indefinite plural tariffar, definite plural tariffane)

  1. tariff, scale, table of rates or charges
  2. wage scale, wage agreement
  • tariffavtale
  • “tariff” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

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