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revenue tariff

a tariff or duty imposed on imports primarily to produce public revenue.
Origin of revenue tariff
1810-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is stated that the new tariff will not be on the line of a high protective policy, but will be a revenue tariff.
  • Stand by the revenue tariff, but concede and postpone its sharpest corners to conciliate all the elements.
British Dictionary definitions for revenue tariff

revenue tariff

a tariff for the purpose of producing public revenue Compare protective tariff
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