Entry from US English dictionary
A stamp showing that a government tax has been paid.
- In the lower border of each image, he signed and dated the work across the surface of a 5-centime French revenue stamp, exactly as would be done by a professional notary.
- From forging passport documents (which is a cottage industry in India) to forging stamp paper and revenue stamps is a small leap in imagination but requires a large leap in entrepreneurship.
- He was an avid collector of jade, postage stamps, and more recently revenue stamps and licences.
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Syllabification: rev·e·nue stamp
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