Definition of levy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlevi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlevi//
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(pl. levies) levy (on something) an extra amount of money that has to be paid, especially as a tax to the government to put/impose a levy on oil imports the trade-union political levy Word OriginMiddle English (as a noun): from Old French levee, feminine past participle of lever ‘raise’, from Latin levare, from levis ‘light’.
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