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English definition of “capital gains tax”

capital gains tax

noun [U] uk   (also CGT) us  
tax on the profits made from selling something you ownTaxation
(Definition of capital gains tax from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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