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capitation

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌkæp.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ specialized
a tax, charge, or amount that is fixed at the same level for everyone: Doctors receive capitation of £33.85 per patient.
Translations of “capitation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人頭稅, 按人數均攤的費用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人头税, 按人数均摊的费用…
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