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English definition of “tax and spend”

tax and spend

verb [I]
 
 
disapproving POLITICS, TAX
to make government policies that increase taxes in order to spend on public services: The party promises not to tax and spend.
tax and spend noun [U]
(Definition of tax and spend verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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