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tariff
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a government tax on imports or exports
  • He beamed, and was off on a denunciation of high tariff.
    Chapter 17 (87% in)
  • The University has a baseball field under glass; its buildings are measured by the mile; it hires hundreds of young Doctors of Philosophy to give rapid instruction in Sanskrit, navigation, accountancy, spectacle-fitting, sanitary engineering, Provencal poetry, tariff schedules, rutabaga-growing, motor-car designing, the history of Voronezh, the style of Matthew Arnold, the diagnosis of myohypertrophia kymoparalytica, and departmentstore advertising.
    Chapter 2 (4% in)
  • Yes, he was for high tariff, but it must be so adjusted that the farmers in his district could buy everything cheaply.
    Chapter 23 (62% in)

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