a a tax levied by a government on imports or occasionally exports for purposes of protection, support of the balance of payments, or the raising of revenue
b a system or list of such taxes
2 any schedule of prices, fees, fares, etc.
a a method of charging for the supply of services, esp. public services, such as gas and electricity
b a schedule of such charges
4 (Chiefly Brit) a bill of fare with prices listed; menu
6 to set a price on according to a schedule of tariffs (C16: from Italian tariffa, from Arabic ta`rifa to inform)
n a tariff levied on imports to protect the domestic economy rather than to raise revenue
n a tariff for the purpose of producing public revenue
n (Insurance) a company whose premiums are based on a tariff agreed with other insurance companies
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