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estate taxnoun [C]

uk   us   US (also death tax, UK inheritance tax, UK death duty, UK estate duty)
TAX, PROPERTY a ​taxpaid on the ​value of the ​property, ​money, and other ​assets of someone who has died: Many ​people don't understand how the ​estatetaxlaws actually ​work.
(Definition of estate tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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