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 for taxation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Taxation \Tax*a"tion\, n. [F. taxation, L. taxatio a valuing,
     estimation, from L. taxare. See Tax.]
     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.
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     2. (Law) The act of taxing, or assessing a bill of cost.
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     3. Tax; sum imposed. [R.] --Daniel.
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     4. Charge; accusation. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "taxation":
     assessment, cess, conscience money, contribution, direct tax, duty,
     graduated taxation, imposition, impost, indirect tax, joint return,
     levy, progressive tax, separate returns, single tax, supertax,
     surtax, tax, tax base, tax dodging, tax evasion, tax exemption,
     tax return, tax structure, tax withholding, tax-exempt status,
     taxable income, tithe, toll, tribute, withholding tax
  
  

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