Tax*a"tion(?), n. [F. taxation, L. taxatio a valuing, estimation, from L. taxare. See Tax.] 1. The act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a corporation or company, by the proper authority; the raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue.
(Law) The act of taxing, or assessing a bill of cost.
3. Tax; sum imposed.
4. Charge; accusation.
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