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  • n. Any of various taxes levied on the production or sale of certain goods, especially on luxuries, tobacco, alcohol etc.

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

  • n. a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)


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