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duty-free

[doo-tee-free, dyoo-] /ˈdu tiˈfri, ˈdyu-/
adjective, adverb
1.
free of customs duty:
duty-free cargo; merchandise shipped duty-free.
2.
pertaining to or selling goods for import or export free of the usual customs duty:
a duty-free shop at the airport.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90
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Examples from the web for duty-free
  • But once you're past the duty-free shop, you see little uniformity in the use of communications technologies.
  • In the post-transition period, all beef products will receive duty-free treatment.
  • Goods destined for re-export normally enter duty-free.
  • US law allows duty-free treatment of articles for physically handicapped persons.
British Dictionary definitions for duty-free

duty-free

adjective, adverb
1.
with exemption from customs or excise duties
noun
2.
goods sold in a duty-free shop
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