Octroi

Octroi (ɔktʁwa; octroyer, to grant, authorize; Lat. auctor) is a local tax collected on various articles brought into a district for consumption. ==Antiquity== Octroi taxes have a respectable antiquity, being known in Roman times as vectigalia. These vectigalia were either the portorium, a tax on the entry from or departure to the provinces (tho...
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octroi

[n] - a tax on various goods brought into a town
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Octroi

• (n.) A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, as the exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a concession. • (n.) A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city on articles brought within the walls.
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octroi

noun a tax on various goods brought into a town
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Octroi

Oc`troi' noun [ French] 1. A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, as the exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a concession. 2. A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city on articles brought within the walls. [ Written also octroy ...
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Octroi

An octroi is a station at the entrance of a town or department for the collection of local dues and tariffs within a country.
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octroi

tax levied by a local political unit, normally the commune or municipal authority, on certain categories of goods as they enter the area. The tax ...
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octroi

trading privilege, monopoly or concession granted to a town
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