Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian
Origin: tariffa, from Arabic ta'rif 'list of money to be paid'

tariff

noun
     
Related topics: Business, Food, Tax
tar‧iff [countable]
1PET a tax on goods coming into a country or going out of a country
tariff on
The government may impose tariffs on imports.
2 British EnglishDFB a list of fixed prices charged by a hotel or restaurant, for example for the cost of meals or rooms
3 British English a list or system of prices which mobile phone companies charge for the services they provide

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary