Meaning of tariff

tar•iff

Pronunciation: (tar'if), [key]
— n.
  1. an official list or table showing the duties or customs imposed by a government on imports or exports.
  2. the schedule or system of duties so imposed.
  3. any duty or rate of duty in such a list or schedule.
  4. any table of charges, as of a railroad, bus line, etc.
  5. bill; cost; charge.
—v.t.
  1. to subject to a tariff.
  2. to put a valuation on according to a tariff.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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