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1. A contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
2. A fee or dues levied on the members of an organization to meet its expenses.
3. A burdensome or excessive demand; a strain.
tr.v. taxed, tax·ing, tax·es
1. To place a tax on (income, property, or goods).
2. To exact a tax from: taxed the people.
3. Law To assess (court costs, for example).
4. To make difficult or excessive demands upon: a boss who taxed everyone's patience.
a. To accuse; confront: taxed him with ingratitude.
b. To hold accountable: The contractor was taxed with the mistake of the subcontractor.

[Middle English, from taxen, to tax, from Old French taxer, from Medieval Latin taxāre, from Latin, to touch, reproach, reckon, frequentative of tangere, to touch; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

tax′a·ble (tăk′sə-bəl) adj.
tax′a·bly adv.
tax′er n.
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Noun1.taxer - a bureaucrat who levies taxes
administrative official, bureaucrat - an official of a bureaucracy
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Si bien qu'il continue tout au long de son recit de taxer les Arabes de tous les defauts de l'humanite.
Guterres a affirme que le changement climatique [beaucoup moins que] menace notre existencememe [beaucoup plus grand que]et a exhorte la communaute internationale a [beaucoup moins que] taxer la pollution et non les populations, cesser de subventionner les combustibles fossiles, et arreter de construire de nouvelles centrales a charbon [beaucoup plus grand que].
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Les moudjahidate que des voix haineuses avaient ose taxer de terroristes.
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