Definition of Duty-free

1. Adjective. Exempt from duty. "Duty-free liquor"

Similar to: Exempt, Nontaxable



Definition of Duty-free

1. Adjective. exempt from duty, especially from customs duty ¹

2. Adjective. of or pertaining to such goods ¹

3. Noun. A duty-free article, especially part of the allowance of such goods allowed to be imported. ¹

4. Noun. A shop where duty-free goods can be bought. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duty-free

dutie
dutied
duties
dutiful
dutifull
dutifuller
dutifully
dutifulness
dutifulnesses
dutiless
duts
duttonite
duty
duty-bound
duty-bound(p)
duty-free (current term)
duty cycle
duty factor
duty of care
duty period
duty to warn
duty tour
dutybound
dutyfree
dutyless
duumvir
duumviral
duumvirate
duumvirates

Literary usage of Duty-free

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"DOMINGO, DUTY FREE. The following articles are free of duty at this port since January 1, 1844 :— Fish, of all descriptions; salt pork and beef, in bbls.; ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"DOMINGO, DUTY FREE. The following articles are free of duty at this port since January 1,1844 :— Fish, of all descriptions; salt pork and beef, in bbls.; ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Societyby American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1901)
"REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON duty-free IMPORTATIONS. To the Council of the American Chemical Society. GENTLEMEN : Your committee begs leave to report that as ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"The admission of such books Duty Free has done much to stimulate the reading of books in this country and the assembling of valuable collections of books ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"These machines can be imported duty free by educational institutions. Three of them are in continual use at the observatory of Columbia College, New York, ..."

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