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carbon tax

noun [C] uk   specialized us  
a tax on the use of fuels that produce greenhouse gases which harm the atmosphere (= mixture of gases around the Earth)
Translations of “carbon tax”
in Chinese (Traditional) 煙塵排放稅,溫室氣體排放稅…
in Russian налог на выбросы углерода…
in Turkish karbon vergisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烟尘排放税,温室气体排放税…
in Polish podatek węglowy…
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