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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TARIFF

The sectional element has happily been eliminated from the tariff discussion.

A matter of most pressing importance is the revision of the tariff.

A Pennsylvanian was sure to be right on the tariff, and a Louisianian was sure to be wrong.

The attendants are exceedingly civil, and charges regulated by a tariff.

Nor have we any reason to hope for a change in the present tariff policy of railroads.

This tariff of favours and of infamy descends 'ad infinitum'.

It was still outside the Tariff Ring, and had to take rotten policies.

And he saw no reason why she should not make even the tariff a primrose path.

The discussion of the day was mainly on the tariff question.

The session the last evening was devoted to the tariff on wool.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "arithmetical table," from Italian tariffa, Medieval Latin tarifa "list of prices, book of rates," from Arabic ta'rif "information, notification, inventory of fees to be paid," verbal noun from arafa "to make known." Meaning "official list of customs duties on imports or exports" is from 1590s; sense of "classified list of charges made in a business" is recorded from 1757.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TARIFF

assessment

nounassignment of fee, amount
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