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levy

noun [C] uk   /ˈlev.i/ us  
an amount of money, such as a tax, that you have to pay to a government or organization: They imposed a five percent levy on alcohol.
levy
verb [T] uk   us  
A new tax was levied on consumers of luxury goods.
Translations of “levy”
in Spanish recaudar…
in French prélever, percevoir…
in German auferlegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徵收額, 稅款…
in Chinese (Simplified) 征收额, 税款…
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