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customs dutynoun [C or U]

uk   us   TAX
a ​taxpaid on ​goods that are ​imported: The ​government is ​raisingcustomsduties. Non-traditional ​exporters are exempt from ​customsduty and ​VAT on ​imports of ​machinery and ​equipment.
(Definition of customs duty from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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