[ zeer-oh-reyt ]
/ ˈzɪər oʊˌreɪt /
verb (used with object), ze·ro-rat·ed, ze·ro-rat·ing. Chiefly British.
to exempt (merchandise or services) from value-added tax.
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adjective (zero rated when postpositive)
denoting goods on which the buyer pays no value-added tax although the seller can claim back any tax he has paid
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