levy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɛvi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɛvi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(levē)


Inflections of 'levy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": levies
Inflections of 'levy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
levies
v 3rd person singular
levying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
levied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
levied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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levy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. levy a [tax, charge, duty]
  2. levy a [tax] on [imports, exports, investments]
  3. levy a [tax] on [importing]
  4. the [tax] is levied on [imports]
  5. [2 points, 3 per cent] was levied
  6. levy a [tax] to [reduce, improve, secure, pay, cover]
  7. levied by the [government, EU, treaty]
  8. levied for [collection, local services, public spending]
  9. levied on [all, registered, public limited] companies
  10. levy [troops, soldiers, reserves]
  11. levy [troops] for [war, a battle, a conflict]
n
  1. a levy on [imports, exports, foreign investments, sales]
  2. an [import] levy
  3. a [fifteen] -percent levy on [imports]
  4. a (special) levy on [luxury goods, alcoholic beverages]
  5. impose a levy on [luxury goods]
  6. are [against, opposed to, outraged by] the levy
  7. raise [funds, capital] through a levy (on)
  8. [financed, supported, gained] by a levy (on)
n as adj
  1. levy [charges, rates]
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