the system of disbursing part of federal tax revenues to state and local governments for their use.
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Origin of revenue sharing
First recorded in 1970–75
OTHER WORDS FROM revenue sharingrev·e·nue-shar·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for revenue sharing
The issues of fair digital pricing and revenue-sharing are far from resolved.
Cultural definitions for 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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