excise tax

[ (ek-seyez) ]

A tax, similar to a sales tax, imposed on some goods, especially luxuries and cars.


Nearby words

  1. exciple,
  2. excipulum,
  3. excircle,
  4. excisable,
  5. excise,
  6. exciseman,
  7. excision,
  8. excision biopsy,
  9. excitability,
  10. excitable

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