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English noun: taxation

1. taxation (possession) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

Synonymsrevenue enhancement, tax

Broader (hypernym)levy

Narrower (hyponym)capital gains tax, capital levy, capitation, degressive tax, departure tax, direct tax, franchise tax, gift tax, graduated tax, income tax, indirect tax, pavage, progressive tax, proportional tax, rates, single tax, special assessment, stamp duty, stamp tax, transfer tax

Domain category membersaccumulator, budget items, charge, collector, deductible, deductible, disposable income, gatherer, hidden tax, imposition, infliction, net estate, operating cost, operating expense, overhead, progressive, regressive, unearned income, unearned revenue, withholding

2. taxation (possession) government income due to taxation

Synonymsrevenue, tax income, tax revenue

Broader (hypernym)government income, government revenue

Narrower (hyponym)internal revenue

3. taxation (act) the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state

Broader (hypernym)imposition, infliction

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