What does lean tariff mean in Urdu


noun

an official list or table showing the duties or customs imposed by a government on imports or exports.
the schedule or system of duties so imposed.
any duty or rate of duty in such a list or schedule.
any table of charges, as of a railroad, bus line, etc.

verb (used with object)

to put a valuation on according to a tariff.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WHAT" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of tariff

1585-95; earlier tariffa

OTHER WORDS FROM tariff

tar iff less, adjectivepre tar iff, noun, adjectivepro tar iff, adjectivere tar iff, verb (used with object)

Words nearby tariff

target rifle, Targum, Târgu-Mureş, Tar Heel, Tar Heel State, tariff, tariff office, Tarija, Tarim, Tarim Basin, tariqah
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Words related to tariff

duty, levy, excise, price, tax, rate, cost, toll, impost, assessment, charge, tab, price tag

Example sentences from the Web for tariff

  • The two sides will trade under World Trade Organization rules, which sets the tariffs and quotas between countries that don’t have free trade agreements in place with each other.

  • Both parties see tariffs as a way to put pressure on China, and that pressure is increasing as the US scrutinizes China’s repression of its Uighur minority.

  • China isn't the only country to offer EV subsidies, but it also spurred the domestic manufacturers by ensuring imported vehicles were for a long time not eligible for subsidies, and subject to import tariffs.

  • Although China had been pledging some of those commitments for years, Mahoney argued that the deal wouldn't have happened without applying tariffs.

  • Consequently, LPL Financial’s Buchbinder calculates that the removal of trade tariffs with China would add billions to the earnings of S&P 500 companies.

  • Some of them, like an across-the-board tariff on Chinese goods, might actually work.

  • The U.K. has adopted a healthy feed-in tariff that guarantees solar system owners an attractive price for the energy they produce.

  • Everybody knows how the Tariff and Labor questions were settled.

  • They impose non-tariff barriers against exports and buy foreign companies while denying foreign ownership in their own economies.

  • The tariff of 1828, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which led to the civil war in “Bloody Kansas” and ultimately to the Civil War itself.

  • But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.

  • Fortunately the results would not be immediately apparent, otherwise he would be compelled to raise his tariff for cheap suits.

  • Let us look at their two main measures — the new tariff and the new corn law.

  • There is a perfect identity of principle, both working to the same good end, between the existing corn-law and the new tariff.

  • One may now search hours for one, and, if found, have to pay four or five times the old tariff.

British Dictionary definitions for tariff


noun

  1. a tax levied by a government on imports or occasionally exports for purposes of protection, support of the balance of payments, or the raising of revenue
  2. a system or list of such taxes
any schedule of prices, fees, fares, etc
mainlyBritish
  1. a method of charging for the supply of services, esp public services, such as gas and electricity block tariff
  2. a schedule of such charges
mainlyBritisha bill of fare with prices listed; Menu
British the level of punishment imposed for a criminal offense

verb (tr)

to set a price on according to a schedule of tariffs

Derived forms of tariff

tariffless, adjective

Word Origin for tariff

C16: from Italian tariffa, from Arabic ta`rīfa to inform
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for tariff


A government tax on imports, designed either to raise revenue or to protect domestic industry from foreign competition.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright й 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.