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dutiable

[doo-tee-uh-buh l, dyoo-]
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adjective
  1. subject to customs duty, as imported goods.
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Origin of dutiable

First recorded in 1765–75; duty + -able
Related formsdu·ti·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·du·ti·a·ble, adjectiveun·du·ti·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for dutiable

Historical Examples

  • They refused to use the dutiable articles, and made it unprofitable to import them.

    The Land We Live In

    Henry Mann

  • There, as well as in France, spirits and tobacco are dutiable.

    The Complete Bachelor

    Walter Germain

  • Importations from the United States are dutiable like other commodities.

    Industrial Cuba

    Robert P. Porter

  • All dutiable articles must be declared, no matter how small the quantity carried.

    Paris

    William Walton

  • When asked if they had any dutiable articles, they declared that they had brought nothing with them that ought to pay duty.


British Dictionary definitions for dutiable

dutiable

adjective
  1. (of goods) liable to duty
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Derived Formsdutiability, noun
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