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sin tax

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
informal TAX
a tax charged on particular things or activities that are seen as bad and unnecessary, such as cigarettes, alcohol, or gambling: Cleveland has used a sin tax to build stadiums for its professional baseball and football teams.
Translations of “sin tax”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對煙、酒、賭博等徵收的)罪惡稅…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对烟、酒、赌博等征收的)罪孽税…
(Definition of sin tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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