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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: levée; LEVEE

levy

2 noun
     
Related topics: Tax
levy2 plural levies [countable]
PET an additional sum of money, usually paid as a tax
levy on
He wants to impose a levy on landfill waste.

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