Meaning of “tolling” in the English Dictionary


"tolling" in English

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tollingnoun [ U ]

/ˈtəʊ.lɪŋ/ /ˈtoʊ.lɪŋ/ US specialized

the process of officially increasing the period of time within which someone can be accused of a crime after the date when it was committed:

In a tolling agreement, the statute of limitations on the prosecution of a crime no longer applies.

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

"tolling" in Business English

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tollingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtɒlɪŋ/ us TRANSPORT

the activity of collecting tolls:

Electronic tolling systems can greatly reduce congestion on busy roads.

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