There are 2 translations of levy in Spanish:

levy1

Pronunciation: /ˈlevi/

vt (levies, levying, levied)

  • 1 1.1 [tax/duty] (impose) imponer*; (collect) recaudarto levy sth on sth the government intends to levy a new tax on imports el gobierno tiene la intención de gravar las importaciones con un nuevo impuesto 1.2 [fee/charge] cobrar 1.3 [fine] imponer*; [damages] exigir*
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    • The Green Party wants to levy a windfall tax on land when it is zoned for development.
    • The Virginia legislature proposed to levy a tax to support religious education, but individuals were free to choose which church was to receive the money.
    • James Madison in 1784 opposed an attempt by the Virginia legislature to levy a tax to support religious education.
  • 2 [troops/army] reclutar
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    • Altogether, 42,500 troops were levied for service in Ireland during the War, representing perhaps 19 per cent of available manpower in England and Wales.

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There are 2 translations of levy in Spanish:

levy2

n (plural levies)

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (raising of tax, contributions) the levy of duty on these articles el gravamen impuesto a estos artículos the strike was funded by a levy on all members la huelga se financió mediante el cobro de una cuota a todos los miembros
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    • The MPSC program is funded by a two-cent levy on sealed beverage containers and the money generated through the levy is used as support payments to municipalities.
    • They are fiercely against a levy on plastic bags, even though a levy in Ireland saw a 90 per cent reduction in bags over six months.
    • These steps, ranging from the types of projects to be financed by the levy to the management of resources collected, were to be locally defined by the municipal councils.
    1.2 countable/numerable (tax) impuesto (m), gravamen (m)
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    • Part 2 proposes the increased accident compensation levy.
    • He will not be there to help the businessman pay his new, increased insurance levies.
    • New levies were imposed on cigarettes, wine and beer.
  • 2 [Military/Militar] 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (raising of troops) reclutamiento (m), leva (f) 2.2 countable/numerable (troops) tropas (feminine plural)
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    • Rather than respond to Vikings with ad hoc levies of his local noblemen which were disbanded when the crisis had passed, the West Saxons would now always have a force in the field.
    • They had been three times beaten back from the breached walls of Changsha by similar gentry-led local levies.
    • He accomplished this largely with local levies and displayed Roman power to the eastern kingdoms, including (for the first time) Parthia.
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    • The immediate cause of rebellion was a national levy of 300,000 conscripts in March 1793.
    • The fyrd was raised by selective recruitment, rather than a general levy, usually drawing one man for every five hides of land.

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