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duty-free

adjective
 
 
/ˌdjuːtiˈfriː/ ( also duty free)
TAX, COMMERCE duty-free goods are goods that you can buy without paying the tax that would normally be added to their price, often sold in airports, on planes, etc.: She had bought some duty-free perfume at the airport. duty-free goods/items/purchases the duty-free business/industry/market →  Compare duty-paid
duty-free adverb
(Definition of duty-free adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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