Impost



[im-pohst] /ˈɪm poʊst/

noun
1.
a tax; tribute; duty.
2.
a customs duty.
3.
Horse Racing. the weight assigned to a horse in a race.
verb (used with object)
4.
to determine customs duties on, according to the kind of imports.
[im-pohst] /ˈɪm poʊst/
noun, Architecture.
1.
the point of springing of an arch; spring.
2.
an architectural feature immediately beneath this point.
/ˈɪmpəʊst/
noun
1.
a tax, esp a customs duty
2.
(horse racing) the specific weight that a particular horse must carry in a handicap race
verb
3.
(transitive) (US) to classify (imported goods) according to the duty payable on them
/ˈɪmpəʊst/
noun
1.
(architect) a member at the top of a wall, pier, or column that supports an arch, esp one that has a projecting moulding
n.

“tax, duty,” 1560s, from Middle French impost, from Medieval Latin impostum, from neuter of Latin impostus, contracted from impositus, past participle of imponere (see impostor).

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