Tariff means a tax.(noun)
An example of a tariff is a fee for bringing steel into the United States.
The definition of a tariff is a list of fees charged by a government on goods going in and out of a country.(noun)
An example of a tariff is the fees listed at a port.
To tariff is to set a price of a tax on imports or exports.(verb)
An example of tariff is to charge someone to bring in a shipment of imported whiskey.
See tariff in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: It tariffa < Ar taʿrīf, information, explanation < ʼarafa, to know, inform
See tariff in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Italian tariffa
Origin: , from Old Italian
Origin: , from Arabic ta‘rīf, notification
Origin: , infinitive of ‘arrafa, to announce, derived stem of ‘arafa, to know; see עrp in Semitic roots.
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