Definition for TAX-A'TION

TAX-A'TION, n. [Fr. from L. taxatio.]

  1. A taxing; the act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes on the subjects of a state by government, or on the members of a corporation or company by the proper authority. Taxation is probably the most difficult subject of legislation.
  2. Tax; sum imposed. [Little used.] He daily such taxations did exact. Daniel.
  3. Charge; accusation. [Little used.] Shak.
  4. The act of taxing or assessing a bill of cost.

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