revenue sharing

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noun

the system of disbursing part of federal tax revenues to state and local governments for their use.

Nearby words

  1. revenue,
  2. revenue agent,
  3. revenue bond,
  4. revenue cutter,
  5. revenue enhancement,
  6. revenue stamp,
  7. revenue tariff,
  8. revenuer,
  9. reverb,
  10. reverberant

Origin of revenue sharing

First recorded in 1970–75

Related formsrev·e·nue-shar·ing, adjective

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revenue sharing

A transfer of tax revenue from one unit of government, such as the federal government, to other units, such as state governments.

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