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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An additional tax.
  • noun A tax levied on corporations or individuals after net income has exceeded a certain level.
  • transitive verb To levy a surtax on.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To put a surtax, or extra tax, on.
  • noun A tax on something already taxed; additional tax on specific articles.
  • noun An additional or too great burden or strain, as on the nerves or other physical organs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An additional or extra tax.
  • transitive verb To impose an additional tax on.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law An additional or extra tax.

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

  • noun an additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been taxed
  • verb levy an extra tax on

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