excise

excise
excises, excising, excised
(The noun is pronounced [[t]e̱ksaɪz[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪksa͟ɪz[/t]].)
1) N-VAR: usu N n Excise is a tax that the government of a country puts on particular goods, such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks, which are produced for sale in its own country.

...this year's rise in excise duties...

New car buyers and smokers will be hit by increases in taxes and excise.

2) VERB If someone excises something, they remove it deliberately and completely. [FORMAL]

[V n] ...a personal crusade to excise racist and sexist references in newspapers.

[V n from n] ...the question of permanently excising madness from the world.

Derived words:
excision [[t]ɪksɪ̱ʒən[/t]] plural N-VAR

The authors demanded excision of foreign words.


English dictionary. 2008.

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