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  • 21 customs — plural noun the official department that administers and collects the duties levied by a government on imported goods. ↘(also customs duties) the duties levied by a government on imported goods. Origin ME: orig. in the singular, denoting a… …

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  • 22 customs */ — UK [ˈkʌstəmz] / US noun [plural] 1) economics a government department that collects taxes on goods that people bring into a country 2) the place at a port, airport, or border where officials check that the goods that people are bringing into a… …

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  • 23 customs — noun money collected under a tariff • Syn: ↑customs duty, ↑custom, ↑impost • Hypernyms: ↑duty, ↑tariff • Hyponyms: ↑ship money …

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  • 24 customs — Under Roman jurisdiction there was a value added tax on goods, in Judaea payable to the Roman governor, or in Galilee to Herod Antipas. Levi was sitting at his tax office or booth (Mark 2:14, NRSV, NJB; custom house, REB) when he was called by… …

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  • 25 customs — (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. duties, imposts, tariffs; see tax 1 …

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  • 26 customs — n. duties, taxes; official procedure of inspecting merchandise and interrogating people coming into a country; location or place where this is carried out cus·tom || kÊŒstÉ™m n. habit; tradition; convention adj. made to individual order …

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  • 27 customs — plural noun See tax 1. 1) …

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  • 28 Customs —    S Arrangement with Lower Canada respecting revenue of, 93. W Maintained in New Brunswick by British government, 16; changes in system, 16 18 …

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  • 29 customs — [ˈkʌstəmz] noun [plural] 1) the place at a port, airport, or border where officials check that people are not bringing anything into a country illegally 2) a government department that collects taxes on goods that people bring into a country …

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  • 30 customs —    The laws, regulations and taxes relating to imports and exports. See duty …

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  • 31 Customs and Excise Department (Hong Kong) — Customs and Excise Department 香港海關 heung1gong2 hoi2gwaan1 Agency overview Formed 1909 …

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  • 32 Customs broking — Customs brokerage is a profession that involves the clearing of goods through customs barriers for importers and exporters (usually businesses). This involves the preparation of documents and/or electronic submissions, the calculation (and… …

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  • 33 Customs House, Shanghai — Customs House The Bund Shanghai (Elevation) The Customs House seen from the Huangpu river The …

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  • 34 Customs valuation — is the process where customs authorities assign a monetary value to a good or service for the purposes of import or export. Generally, authorities engage in this process as a means of protecting tariff concessions, collecting revenue for the… …

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  • 35 Customs house agent — (CHA) is a person who is licensed to act as an agent for transaction of any business relating to the entry or departure of conveyances or the import or export of goods at any Customs station. Contents 1 Liabilities on a CHA 2 Essential Features… …

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  • 36 Customs House, Brisbane — Customs House Customs House from Queen Street General information Architectural style Victorian Free Classical Location …

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  • 37 Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia — Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan …

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  • 38 Customs Handling of Import & Export Freight — (CHIEF) is the computer system of the United Kingdom s revenue and customs services, HMRC. CHIEF manages both the declaration and movement of goods into and out of the United Kingdom and is a means by which UK traders communicate with counterpart …

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  • 39 Customs (TV series) — Customs Format Documentary Country of origin Ireland No. of episodes 6 Production Running time 30 minutes …

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  • 40 Customs and Excise — refers to customs duty and excise duty. In certain countries, the national tax authorities that are responsible for collecting those duties are named Customs and Excise, including: HM Customs and Excise, a department of the British government… …

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