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Tariff

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(1):

(n.) The duty, or rate of duty, so imposed; as, the tariff on wool; a tariff of two cents a pound.

(2):

(n.) A schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. (U. S. 1833).

(3):

(n.) A tariff may be imposed solely for, and with reference to, the production of revenue (called a revenue tariff, or tariff for revenue, or for the artificial fostering of home industries (a projective tariff), or as a means of coercing foreign governments, as in case of retaliatory tariff.

(4):

(v. t.) To make a list of duties on, as goods.

(5):

(n.) Any schedule or system of rates, changes, etc.; as, a tariff of fees, or of railroad fares.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Tariff'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/t/tariff.html. 1828.

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