Meaning of “taxpayer” in the English Dictionary

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

"taxpayer" in American English

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taxpayernoun [ C ]

us /ˈtæksˌpeɪ·ər/

a person who pays taxes:

$130 million of taxpayers’ money will be needed to build the new stadium.

(Definition of “taxpayer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"taxpayer" in Business English

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taxpayernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæksˌpeɪər/ us TAX, ECONOMICS

someone who pays taxes:

By 2030 each program is expected to cost taxpayers about 6% of GDP.
This is a waste of time and taxpayers' money.
high-rate/basic-rate taxpayer At present high-rate tax payers pay a huge tax on their pensions.
We give our assurance that no taxpayer dollars will be used for this project.
the taxpayer

a way of referring to all the people in a country who pay tax:

This project has already cost the taxpayer millions of dollars.

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