Meaning of “free port” in the English Dictionary

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

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free portnoun [ C ]


TRANSPORT, TAX a port that charges little or no tax on goods that have been brought there temporarily from a foreign country before being transported to another country:

The UK set up six free ports in 1984, including Liverpool and Southampton.

→  free trade zone

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

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