internal revenue

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noun

the revenue of a government from any domestic source, usually considered to be any source other than customs.

Nearby words

  1. internal rate of return,
  2. internal reconstruction,
  3. internal relation,
  4. internal resistance,
  5. internal respiration,
  6. internal revenue service,
  7. internal rhyme,
  8. internal secretion,
  9. internal spermatic artery,
  10. internal sphincter muscle of anus

Origin of internal revenue

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800

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British Dictionary definitions for internal revenue

internal revenue

noun

US government income derived from taxes, etc, within the country
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