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tariff

Pronunciation: /ˈtærəf; ˈtærɪf/

Translation of tariff in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (price list) (British English/inglés británico) tarifa (feminine) postal/railway tariff tarifa postal/ferroviaria bar tariff lista (feminine) de precios ([ de un bar ])
  • 2 [Economics/Economía] arancel (masculine) (aduanero); (before noun/delante del nombre) [restrictions/preference] arancelario tariff barrier o wall barrera (feminine) arancelaria
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • Port tariffs are essentially price lists that encompass all the services and facilities provided by a port.
    • "The tariff explicitly lists agro-machinery that enjoys duty free status, and our officers are guided by this tabulation," he said.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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