Definitions of "excise"
  1. A form of tax charged on goods produced or sold within a country, or on some services provided
  2. A type of tax usually imposed on certain rights or privileges, and commonly collected via a license or similar fee
How to use "excise" in a sentence
  1. An excise was imposed on the production of tobacco to discourage its consumption due to health issues.
  2. Some companies are subjected to excise for the privilege of operating in certain industries.
  3. To legally distribute wine in the state, the owner had to pay an excise fee.

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