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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tax·a·tion /tækˈseʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tax·a·tion n.
 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.
 2. Law The act of taxing, or assessing a bill of cost.
 3. Tax; sum imposed. [R.]
 4. Charge; accusation. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: charge against a citizen's person or property or activity
           for the support of government [syn: tax, revenue
      2: government income due to taxation [syn: tax income, tax
         revenue, revenue]
      3: the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in
         levying taxes on the subjects of a state