capitation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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capitationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌkæp.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ specialized
a ​tax, ​charge, or ​amount that is ​fixed at the same ​level for everyone: Doctors ​receive capitation of £33.85 ​perpatient.
(Definition of capitation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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capitationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌkæpɪˈteɪʃən/ FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
payment to a ​medicalworkerbased on the ​number of patients in their ​care: In Britain ​generalpractitioners are ​paid mainly through a mixture of capitation and ​performancepayments.
an ​amount of ​money given by the ​government to a school ​based on the ​number of ​students at the school: How is the ​allocation of capitation to ​departments within a ​secondary school ​calculated?
(Definition of capitation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “capitation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人头税, 按人数均摊的费用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人頭稅, 按人數均攤的費用…
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