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English definition of “levy”

levy

noun [C]    /ˈlev·i/
an amount of money , such as a tax , that you have to pay to a government or organization : A levy was imposed on cotton imports . levy    /ˈlev·i/ verb [T] Taxes and fees levied on motorists would pay for the new highway .
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