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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Exempt from customs duties: duty-free merchandise.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a region or establishment in which imported goods are exempt from customs duties: a duty-free port; a duty-free shop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. exempt from duty, especially from customs duty
  • adj. of or pertaining to such goods
  • n. A duty-free article, especially part of the allowance of such goods allowed to be imported.
  • n. A shop where duty-free goods can be bought.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Free from tax or duty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. exempt from duty

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