taxative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to taxation and taxing. Compare the German taxativ.

Adjective[edit]

taxative (not comparable)

  1. Relating to taxation.
    • 1906, William Stubbs, Lectures on Early English History, page 325:
      We gather from this that the taxative machinery of the exchequer — that is, the visits of the barons to the different towns and county courts for the purpose of rating the feudal aids and assessing Danegeld — [...]
  2. Exhaustive, comprehensive.
    • 1829, Cases Decided in the House of Lords, on Appeal from the Courts of Scotland, volume 1, 1825, page 599:
      They are merely demonstrative, not taxative.
    • 1876, Robert Hunter, A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant, volume 2, 4th edition, page 182:
      It was held that the description was indicative of the identity of the lands, but not taxative as to the extent.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

taxative

  1. feminine singular of taxatif

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

taxative

  1. inflected form of taxativ