Tariff meaning

tăr'ĭf
To tariff is to set a price of a tax on imports or exports.

An example of tariff is to charge someone to bring in a shipment of imported whiskey.

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A schedule of prices or fees.
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To make a schedule of tariffs on; set a tariff on.
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A schedule of rates for common carrier services.
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A federal tax on exports and imports. Tariffs are imposed to protect domestic markets and give an advantage to domestic producers, or for their financial benefit. Money collected from a tariff is called a duty.
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A list of prices for different types of services, such as moving or shipping services.
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Term is most frequently used to refer to a customs duty imposed on imported and exported merchandise. See also customs.
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A public document that enumerates the services offered by a public utility or carrier (freight company), along with the rates charged for those services.
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The 1977 international agreement, signed by all of the major industrial nations and most other nations of the world, the purpose of which was to promote expansion of trade by eliminating tariffs and other trade impediments and by establishing certain regulations promoting fairness. It has since been superseded by the establishment of the World Trade Organization.
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A document that a carrier files with a regulatory authority, describing the services the carrier intends to offer in that domain, the proposed rates and charges, and the proposed obligations, rights, and responsibilities of both the carrier and the customer. The proposal is subject to regulatory review, which generally includes public hearings. See also carrier.
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A system of government-imposed duties levied on imported or exported goods; a list of such duties, or the duties themselves.
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(UK) A sentence determined according to a scale of standard penalties for certain categories of crime.
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To levy a duty on (something)
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Tariff means a tax.

An example of a tariff is a fee for bringing steel into the United States.

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The definition of a tariff is a list of fees charged by a government on goods going in and out of a country.

An example of a tariff is the fees listed at a port.

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A list or system of duties imposed by a government on imported or exported goods.
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A duty or duties so imposed.
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To fix a duty or price on.
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A list or system of taxes placed by a government upon exports or, esp., imports.
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A tax of this kind, or its rate.
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Any list or scale of prices, charges, etc.
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Any bill, charge, fare, etc.
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To fix the price of according to a tariff.
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Origin of tariff

Italian tariffa from Old Italian from Arabic ta‘rīf notification infinitive of ‘arrafa to announce derived stem of ‘arafa to know ʕrp in Semitic roots