leviable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

levy +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

leviable (comparative more leviable, superlative most leviable)

  1. Able to be levied
    • 1867, Anonymous, The British North America Act, 1867[1]:
      Where Customs Duties are, at the Union, leviable on any Goods, Wares, or Merchandises in any Two Provinces, those Goods, Wares, and Merchandises may, from and after the Union, be imported from one of those Provinces into the other of them on Proof of Payment of the Customs Duty leviable thereon in the Province of Exportation, and on Payment of such further Amount (if any) of Customs Duty as is leviable thereon in the Province of Importation.
    • 1916, Fedor Jagor; Tomas de Comyn; Chas. Wilkes; Rudolf Virchow., The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes[2]:
      An additional of two and one-half per cent, a new and temporary duty, called subvencion, appropiated to the payment of the loan made to the king by the Cadiz Board of Trade, and leviable on all kinds of imported goods, and, of course, equal, according to the usual mode of valuation, to about three per cent.