How to Pronounce levy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "levy" is [lˈɛvi], [lˈɛvi], [l_ˈɛ_v_i].

"Levy" in context

A levy is a type of tax imposed by law against a person or property by a governing body. It is typically used to raise money for specific public needs, such as infrastructure projects, military spending and social programs. Levies can be collected on a variety of items, including income, wages, exports, activities, real and personal property and certain commodity transactions. In many countries, people are required to pay a certain amount of levies when they buy certain goods, such as fuel, tobacco, alcohol and beverages.

Levies are usually imposed in addition to other taxes, such as income and value-added taxes.

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