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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The imposition of levies; Government income due to levies against the people; Charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.

Usage examples (33)
  • \ "\" No taxation without representation\ "is often mutated into \" no taxation\ "- witness California.
  • The question of fairness in taxation is not a mechanical formula.
  • It links back to the question of how/if taxation can ever be justified, and whether taxation is theft, as some libertarians will say.
  • Private taxation is the cause of all industrial troubles. for more
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