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tar·iff

 (tăr′ĭf)
n.
1.
a. A list or system of duties imposed by a government on imported or exported goods.
b. A duty or duties so imposed.
2. A schedule of prices or fees.
tr.v. tar·iffed, tar·iff·ing, tar·iffs
To fix a duty or price on.

[Italian tariffa, from Old Italian, from Arabic ta'rīf, notification, infinitive of 'arrafa, to announce, derived stem of 'arafa, to know; see ʕrp in Semitic roots.]

tariff

(ˈtærɪf)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. a tax levied by a government on imports or occasionally exports for purposes of protection, support of the balance of payments, or the raising of revenue
b. a system or list of such taxes
2. any schedule of prices, fees, fares, etc
3. (Economics) chiefly
a. a method of charging for the supply of services, esp public services, such as gas and electricity: block tariff.
b. a schedule of such charges
4. (Commerce) chiefly Brit a bill of fare with prices listed; menu
5. (Law) Brit the level of punishment imposed for a criminal offence
vb (tr)
6. (Economics) to set a tariff on
7. (Economics) to set a price on according to a schedule of tariffs
[C16: from Italian tariffa, from Arabic ta'rīfa to inform]
ˈtariffless adj

tar•iff

(ˈtær ɪf)

n.
1. a schedule or system of duties imposed by a government on imports or exports.
2. a duty or rate of duty in such a schedule.
3. any table of charges or fares.
4. bill; cost.
v.t.
5. to subject to a tariff.
6. to put a valuation on according to a tariff.
[1585–95; < Italian tariffa < Arabic ta‘rīfah, derivative of ‘arrafa to make known]

tariff


Past participle: tariffed
Gerund: tariffing

Imperative
tariff
tariff
Present
I tariff
you tariff
he/she/it tariffs
we tariff
you tariff
they tariff
Preterite
I tariffed
you tariffed
he/she/it tariffed
we tariffed
you tariffed
they tariffed
Present Continuous
I am tariffing
you are tariffing
he/she/it is tariffing
we are tariffing
you are tariffing
they are tariffing
Present Perfect
I have tariffed
you have tariffed
he/she/it has tariffed
we have tariffed
you have tariffed
they have tariffed
Past Continuous
I was tariffing
you were tariffing
he/she/it was tariffing
we were tariffing
you were tariffing
they were tariffing
Past Perfect
I had tariffed
you had tariffed
he/she/it had tariffed
we had tariffed
you had tariffed
they had tariffed
Future
I will tariff
you will tariff
he/she/it will tariff
we will tariff
you will tariff
they will tariff
Future Perfect
I will have tariffed
you will have tariffed
he/she/it will have tariffed
we will have tariffed
you will have tariffed
they will have tariffed
Future Continuous
I will be tariffing
you will be tariffing
he/she/it will be tariffing
we will be tariffing
you will be tariffing
they will be tariffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tariffing
you have been tariffing
he/she/it has been tariffing
we have been tariffing
you have been tariffing
they have been tariffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tariffing
you will have been tariffing
he/she/it will have been tariffing
we will have been tariffing
you will have been tariffing
they will have been tariffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tariffing
you had been tariffing
he/she/it had been tariffing
we had been tariffing
you had been tariffing
they had been tariffing
Conditional
I would tariff
you would tariff
he/she/it would tariff
we would tariff
you would tariff
they would tariff
Past Conditional
I would have tariffed
you would have tariffed
he/she/it would have tariffed
we would have tariffed
you would have tariffed
they would have tariffed

tariff

A tax on imports.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tariff - a government tax on imports or exportstariff - a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
indirect tax - a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations
customs, customs duty, impost, custom - money collected under a tariff
tonnage, tonnage duty, tunnage - a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
octroi - a tax on various goods brought into a town
revenue tariff - a tariff imposed to raise revenue
protective tariff - a tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition
import duty - a duty imposed on imports
export duty - a duty imposed on exports
countervailing duty - a duty imposed to offset subsidies by foreign governments
Verb1.tariff - charge a tariff; "tariff imported goods"
tax - levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"

tariff

noun
1. tax, rate, duty, toll, levy, excise, impost, assessment America wants to eliminate tariffs on items such as electronics.
2. price list, charges, schedule electricity tariffs and telephone charges

tariff

noun
A compulsory contribution, usually of money, that is required for the support of a government:
Translations
تَعْرِفَة الأسْعارتَعْرِيفَةتَعْريفَه جُمْرُكِيَّه
celní sazebníkceníkclo
importafgiftprislistetaksttariftold
tariffitullihinnasto
carina
díjszabásvámtarifa
tollskráverîskrá
関税率
관세율표
kainoraštis
cenrādistarifs
cenník
taxa
อัตราภาษีขาเข้า
thuế quan

tariff

[ˈtærɪf]
A. N
1. (= tax) → tarifa f, arancel m
2. (= schedule of prices) → tarifa f
B. CPD tariff barrier Nbarrera f arancelaria
tariff reform Nreforma f arancelaria
tariff wall N = tariff barrier

tariff

[ˈtærɪf]
n
(= tax on goods) → tarifs mpl douaniers
(British) (for public services, hotel accommodation)tarifs mpl
modif [increase, structure, regime] → tarifaire tariff agreementtariff agreement naccord m tarifairetariff barriers nplbarrières fpl tarifaires

tariff

n
(esp Brit) → (Gebühren)tarif m; (in hotels) → Preisverzeichnis nt, → Preisliste f
(Econ: = tax) → Zoll m; (= table)Zolltarif m

tariff

[ˈtærɪf] n (price list) → tariffa; (tax) → tariffa doganale, dazio

tariff

(ˈtӕrif) noun
1. a list of prices or charges eg in a hotel. A copy of the tariff is placed in each bedroom.
2. (a list of) taxes to be paid on imported or exported goods. the customs tariff.

tariff

تَعْرِيفَة clo tarif Tarif δασμολόγιο arancel, tarifa tariffi tarif carina dazio 関税率 관세율표 tarief tariff cennik tarifa налог на импорт taxa อัตราภาษีขาเข้า gümrük tarifesi thuế quan 关税
References in classic literature ?
compromise law = the American Tariff Act of 1832, which reduced tariffs on some items, but retained the high customs duties on the import of textile products}
Everywhere, all over the world, the historian,of the early twentieth century finds the same thing, the flow and rearrangement of human affairs inextricably entangled by the old areas, the old prejudices and a sort of heated irascible stupidity, and everywhere congested nations in inconvenient areas, slopping population and produce into each other, annoying each other with tariffs, and every possible commercial vexation, and threatening each other with navies and armies that grew every year more portentous.
Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, Methodism and Unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the same foundations of wonder as the town of Troy and the temple of Delphi, and are as swiftly passing away.
Besides, could we suppose a set of people to live separate from each other, but within such a distance as would admit of an intercourse, and that there were laws subsisting between each party, to prevent their injuring one another in their mutual dealings, supposing one a carpenter, another a husbandman, shoemaker, and the like, and that their numbers were ten thousand, still all that they would have together in common would be a tariff for trade, or an alliance for mutual defence, but not the same city.
Would the convention have been impartial or consistent, if they had rejected the slaves from the list of inhabitants, when the shares of representation were to be calculated, and inserted them on the lists when the tariff of contributions was to be adjusted?
It is said that a stranger took a one-horse carriage for a course-- tariff, half a franc.
You may be cajoled into imagining that your own special trade or your own industry will be encouraged by a protective tariff, but it stands to reason that such legislation must in the long run keep away wealth from the country, diminish the value of our imports, and lower the general conditions of life in this island.
Then he went and got his tariff card and showed me that he had taken only the right sum.
This, too, without a cent of public money, or the protection of a tariff, or the prestige of a governmental bureau.
At all events, Scheherazade, who, being lineally descended from Eve, fell heir, perhaps, to the whole seven baskets of talk, which the latter lady, we all know, picked up from under the trees in the garden of Eden-Scheherazade, I say, finally triumphed, and the tariff upon beauty was repealed.
A protected industry goes to sleep, and monopoly, like the protective tariff, kills it outright.
Deane tapped his snuff-box again and screwed up his mouth; he felt in the position of many estimable persons when they had read the New Tariff, and found how many commodities were imported of which they knew nothing; like a cautious man of business, he was not going to speak rashly of a raw material in which he had had no experience.