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carbon taxnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑː.bən ˌtæks/  us   /ˈkɑːr.bən ˌtæks/ specialized
(Definition of carbon tax from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carbon taxnoun [C]

uk   us  
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, TAX a ​tax on the use of fossil ​fuels or on ​activities that cause carbon dioxide to be ​released, ​harming the ​environment: Many now argue that a simple ​carbontax on each ​ton of ​emissions would be more ​efficient and less ​bureaucratic than a cap-and ​tradesystem.
(Definition of carbon tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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