Definition of tariff in English:
1A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports.
- The introduction of Value Added Tax in July 1999 enabled the government to remove tariffs and import duties.
- Both export taxes and import tariffs are used as policy tools to regulate cotton markets.
- Excises, tariffs, export duties, and taxes on particular goods have become relatively insignificant sources of state revenues in these advanced nations.
1.2chiefly British A list of the fixed charges made by a business, especially for use of gas, electricity, or a cellular phone.
- Technology Telecom says its customers can save 20 per cent compared to BT's business tariffs and a 5 per cent discount on BT line charges.
- Some hotels have lowered their tariffs by between 30 and 50 per cent.
- Orange is marketing the SPV M1000 at business users, with calls and GPRS data connections billed according to the network's business tariffs.
verb[with object] Back to top
Fix the price of (something) according to a tariff: these services are tariffed by volume
More example sentences
- Naturally, there is an 090… number attached to the competition tariffed at £1.50 per minute, but there is also a ‘play by post’ option which they appear to offer with intense reluctance.
- On May 12, 1988 the Department of Public Service filed comments on the service, recommending that the Commission change the ANI tariff to require that one service component, Pay-Per-View (PPV) service, be tariffed rather than priced on an individual case basis.
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