Meaning of “dutiable” in the English Dictionary


"dutiable" in English

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uk /ˈdʒuː.ti.ə.bəl/ us /ˈduː.t̬i.ə.bəl/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • But after the affair was properly looked into it was found that the inner cask was filled with such dutiable articles as plate glass and East India china. 
  • But notwithstanding their ample means, many of these travellers were constantly found endeavouring to land dutiable articles. 
  • Customs and revenue rules admit dutiable goods in bond. 
  • I could name a list of American sports as long as the list of dutiable articles in the customs tariff. 
  • They refused to use the dutiable articles, and made it unprofitable to import them. 

(Definition of “dutiable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dutiable" in Business English

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uk /ˈdjuːtiəbl/ us /ˈduːtiəbəl/

TAX dutiable goods are goods that you have to pay tax on when you bring them into a country:

Tariffs on dutiable items average 14%.
This is a good website for explaining what is and is not dutiable when imported from abroad.

(Definition of “dutiable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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