tase

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tase

also taze  (tāz)
v. tased, tas·ing, tas·es also tazed or taz·ing or taz·es
To stun or shock with a high-voltage stun gun: "The boisterous student was screaming for help and pleading not to be tased" (Nat Hentoff).

[Back-formation from Taser.]
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Exhibit 1: Income and tax allocation for Example 2 A B Total Business M (Country X) Income $75 $25 $100 Taxes $30 $10 $40 Business N (Country Y) Income $25 $25 $50 Taxes $5 $5 $10 Exhibit 2: Income and tax allocations for Example 4 A B Total Gross income $200 $100 $300 Expenses before tazes $(50) $(50) $(100) Net income $150 $50 $200 X tax $20 $20 $40
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