from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Income from property taxes: netted the city over $30 million in new ratables.
- n.pl. Properties or buildings, especially those used for commercial purposes, that provide tax income for local government: constructed a total of $10 million in new ratables.
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- n. property that provides tax income for local governments
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