tax|a|tion «tak SAY shuhn», noun.
1. the act or system of taxing: »

Taxation is necessary to provide roads, schools, and police.

2. the amount people pay for the support of the government; money raised by taxes; tax revenue; taxes.
3. the fact of a taxpayer or commodity being taxed.
4. a tax on anything.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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