likin


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likin

(liːˈkiːn)
n
(Banking & Finance) (formerly in China) a tax paid for articles in transit
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"Well, she's that sensible an' hard workin' an' goodnatured an' clean that no one could help likin' her whether they'd seen her or not.
How's she to get a likin' for him, I'd like to know?
Germany in particular demanded a partial revision to the customs tariff and greater control over the securities offered, whether from part of the income from the internal tax (likin), or from the salt tax, which would have given them control over the maritime taxes inspectorate in regard to the loan.
On November 17, the Prague Philharmonia made its official debut at Prague Castle's splendiferous Spanish Hall with a program of Suk's Serenade in E flat major, Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds--featuring soloists Jurij Likin (oboe), Ludmila Peterkova (clarinet), Tomas Frantis (bassoon) and Radek Baborak--and Beethoven's Symphony No.
Professors Michael Palanski and Likin SimonRomero both teach at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), where faculty across a number of disciplines have begun adopting the flipped classroom into their courses with the support of the university's Teaching & Learning Studio.
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Another loss of Chinese sovereignty was that foreigners took control of the administration of China's foreign trade tariff collections, and then China's major domestic trade tax, the "likin." Foreign administrators of China's trade taxes and tariffs, such as Sir Robert Hart, justifiably prided themselves on administering the tariffs "fairly," but the income from the Chinese tariffs largely went mostly to pay off foreign indemnities and foreign loans, rather than to assist the Chinese government in its economic development efforts.
Thats somethin Theres Girt to say in that first meetin whats a star An I to say somethin you shouldn have the know of Doan be queer Girt to say so I to tell her of the light that comes shinin an dancin out of nowhere An whos to makin it she to say An I to say theres much to that an maybe no more than old talk of the Mariners Those that say its Willow the Wish wholl be to catchin the light in your eyes an steal it away so you must foiler But whats to foiler in that talk is dark song an savage in deed better the late in comin Well Girts not to likin I stop short here an I to reckon at this so I to tell her the talk I hold to The stars are the light of the Fish caught by we the Mariners left to search for their lost scale through all the dark Artesian
By enticing the unsuspecting antisemitic reader with such stereotypes, Zola was better able to convert him or her to the novel's final argument." MAX LIKIN, JEWISH SOCIAL STUDIES, FALL 2001
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Even so, this intended effect is counterbalanced by an even stronger and highly significant decrease in likin g of (that is, a "backlash" against) the sponsor, an effect that sponsors of such ads certainly do not want to achieve.
"On the road and running out of places to stay, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and Archie head to Toledo to visit Jughead's mother Gladys (guest star Gina Gershon) and sister Jellybean (guest star Trinity Likins)," according to the synopsis.