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English definition of “tax”

tax

verb [T]     /tæks/
MAKE PAY to make someone pay a tax: Goods such as clothes are taxed at 15%.Taxation
NEED EFFORT to need a lot of effort: It's only a short report - it shouldn't tax me too much.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of tax verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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