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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Taxation  \Tax*a"tion\,  n.  [F.  taxation,  L.  taxatio  a  valuing, 
  estimation,  from  L.  taxare  See  {Tax}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  laying  a  tax,  or  of  imposing  taxes,  as  on  the 
  subjects  of  a  state,  by  government,  or  on  the  members  of  a 
  corporation  or  company,  by  the  proper  authority;  the 
  raising  of  revenue;  also  a  system  of  raising  revenue. 
  2.  (Law)  The  act  of  taxing,  or  assessing  a  bill  of  cost. 
  3.  Tax;  sum  imposed.  [R.]  --Daniel. 
  4.  Charge;  accusation.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  charge  against  a  citizen's  person  or  property  or  activity 
  for  the  support  of  government  [syn:  {tax},  {revenue 
  2:  government  income  due  to  taxation  [syn:  {tax  income},  {tax 
  revenue},  {revenue}] 

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