revenue tariff

a tariff or duty imposed on imports primarily to produce public revenue.

1810–20, Americanism Unabridged
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revenue tariff
Compare protective tariff a tariff for the purpose of producing public revenue

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Example sentences
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.
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