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carbon tax

Syllabification: car·bon tax

Definition of carbon tax in English:

noun

A tax on fossil fuels, especially those used by motor vehicles, intended to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide.
Example sentences
  • The Greens believe the best way to recycle the income from the carbon tax is to reduce the income tax on the first $5000 that everybody earns.
  • However, businesses could face a bill of €1.1 billion a year from the combination of the proposed carbon tax and measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • How many members here believe that the carbon tax will reduce the amount of emissions?

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