Synonyms for ad valorem

Grammar : Adv
Spell : ad vuh-lawr-uh m, -lohr-
Phonetic Transcription : æd vəˈlɔr əm, -ˈloʊr-

Définition of ad valorem

Origin :
  • type of customs duties, 1711, Latin, "in proportion to the value" (see value).
  • adv according to the value
Example sentences :
  • This method is sometimes called the rational or ad valorem method.
  • Extract from : « The Economic Aspect of Geology » by C. K. Leith
  • I trust the tariff of Heaven has an ad valorem scale for them—and all of us.
  • Extract from : « The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table » by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • There is an ad valorem duty of 8% on imports and of about 1% on exports.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1 » by Various
  • Ad valorem is a Latin phrase, signifying according to the value.
  • Extract from : « The Government Class Book » by Andrew W. Young
  • Down to the year 1834 the duty was an ad valorem one of 96 per cent.
  • Extract from : « The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom » by P. L. Simmonds
  • The enumerated articles were not to be subject to the ad valorem duty of five per centum.
  • Extract from : « Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16) » by Thomas Hart Benton
  • Thus a duty of 50 per cent on the value of imported woolen goods is an example of an ad valorem duty.
  • Extract from : « Government in the United States » by James Wilford Garner
  • An ad valorem tax would most certainly have quite eliminated the fifty, the one hundred, and the two hundred per cents of profit.
  • Extract from : « The American Indian as Slaveholder and Seccessionist » by Annie Heloise Abel
  • Ad valorem duties are levied at a certain rate per cent on the value of the articles taxed.
  • Extract from : « Citizenship » by Emma Guy Cromwell
  • Revenue is raised chiefly by customs dues on spirits and tobacco and a general 10% ad valorem duty on most goods.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1 » by Various

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