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Meaning of “levy” in the English Dictionary

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

"levy" in American English

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levynoun [C]

 us   /ˈlev·i/
an ​amount of ​money, such as a ​tax, that you have to ​pay to a ​government or ​organization: A levy was ​imposed on ​cottonimports.
levy
verb [T]  us   /ˈlev·i/
Taxes and ​fees levied on ​motorists would ​pay for the new ​highway.
(Definition of levy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"levy" in Business English

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levynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlevi/ (plural levies) FINANCE, TAX
an ​amount of ​money, such as a ​tax, that has to be ​paid to a ​government or ​organization: The ​financialauthority is to ​impose a levy on every ​financialproductsold.be exempt from/pay a levy Social Security ​income that resides in a ​bankaccount is ​exempt from a levy.abolish/end a levy The ​governmentplans to ​abolish a levy on ​equitiestrading.

levyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈlevi/ FINANCE, TAX
to ​officiallyask for an ​amount of ​money, such as a ​tax, for a ​government or ​organization: levy a tax on sth The ​tax is levied on ​companies' ​energy use.
(Definition of levy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “levy”
in Spanish recaudar…
in Vietnamese đánh thuế…
in Malaysian levi…
in Thai เก็บภาษี…
in French prélever, percevoir…
in German auferlegen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 征收额, 税款…
in Indonesian memungut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徵收額, 稅款…
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