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leviable

[ lev-ee-uh-buhl ]

adjective

  1. that may be levied.
  2. liable or subject to a levy.


leviable

/ ˈlɛvɪəbəl /

adjective

  1. (of taxes, tariffs, etc) liable to be levied
  2. (of goods, etc) liable to bear a levy; taxable


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Other Words From

  • un·levi·a·ble adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of leviable1

1475–85; See levy, -able

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Example Sentences

I have consulted the Act of Parliament, and find it is leviable against those who enter after 1st January 1831.

Mr. Savage was, as his office required him to be, vigilant in respect of the dues leviable at the Port of York.

But on the production of that corn on a foreign soil, no such charges are leviable as exist here.

A large proportion of the taxation leviable is, however, evaded.

Land tolls or duties are a twentieth, and are leviable by the king alone.

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